Women in the Middle Ages were badass, and don’t let anybody tell you otherwise.

Yet another find of women's bones in a Norse gravesite, and the media blows up that she was a a fierce, Viking warrior before the archaeologists get her in the lab. It seems like modern men and women, dazzled by the success of Vikings, really want to grasp at anything that comes across questionable websites … Continue reading Women in the Middle Ages were badass, and don’t let anybody tell you otherwise.

Ask me anything!

So, while I'm taking a short break from heavy SCA sewing and research, I want everybody to help me keep my brain ticking. Every week, or however often I get questions, I'm going to have a question/answer column here on my blog. Feel free to ask me anything about Roman and Byzantine history, textiles, clothing, … Continue reading Ask me anything!

Happy International Heraldry Day!

Thanks to Conal Mór MacNachtan for this beautiful achievement of arms! SCA work for me has slowed down a bit in the last couple of months while I focused on my real job and school and 18th Century history. Expect things to be on the upswing shortly!