A three-day multi-period living history held on the August Bank Holiday weekend at the Detling Show Ground in Kent. The show is packed full of living history displays bringing 2000 years of history into one place.
We are very excited to announce that Avoncroft Museum will be host to the multi-period International Living History Festival 2023!
An analyses of the different areas of the warlike Keltiké, from Britain to Gaul, from Spain to the Alpine region, with more than 120 black & white drawings of the archaeological finds and a number of original color artworks of these enigmatic warriors.
Ancient warfare was every bit as vicious and unscrupulous as warfare in the nuclear age. The wars of the Middle Ages were no exception.
We are very excited to announce that Avoncroft Museum will be host to the International Living History Festival 2022!
Bring your family along to Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre to meet the medieval archery experts of The Garrison and to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of a battlefield camp during the middle ages
This book looks at the various tricks reported in medieval chronicles, from the Normans feigning flight at the battle of Hastings (1066) to draw the English off Senlac Hill, to the Turks who infiltrated the Frankish camp at the Field of Blood (1119) disguised as bird sellers, to the Scottish camp followers descending on the field of Bannockburn (1314) waving laundry as banners to mimic a division of soldiers.
More than 300 beautiful and comprehensive color illustrations showcase the weapons, equipment, techniques, and tactics of the medieval warrior. All types of soldiers appear in stunning detail—including English longbowmen, Norman knights, Milanese crossbowmen, Saxon huscarls, Swiss pikemen, Hussite handgunners, Mongol horse archers, and Mamluk cavalry.
In this first complete English translation, the Strategikon is an invaluable source not only for early Byzantine history but for the general history of the art of war.