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The Lost City of Trellech: Buying a Field on a Hunch - Then Is Proved Spectacularly Right When He Digs It Up to Discover the Rem
Offbeat  (tags: Trellech, Monmouth, U.K., medieval, Normans, lords, land, history )

- 867 days ago -
A history fan who spent his £32,000 life savings buying a field because he believed there were secrets hidden below the soil has been proved right after unearthing a lost medieval city.
A Ghoulish Tour of Medieval Punishments
Offbeat  (tags: Punishment, Medieval, England, UK )

- 1051 days ago -
Is there anything quite as chillingly middle-English as a head swinging mournfully from a set of gallows, silhouetted over some rugged and desolate moorland?
Rare 17th-Century Sex Manual Which Was Dubbed the 'Dirtiest Book of Its Time' for Advising on 'Actions of the Genitals' Goes Up
Offbeat  (tags: Rare, sex, book, medieval, auction )

- 1202 days ago -
An explicit Western sex manual is set to go under the hammer - filled with 17th-century erotica and graphic love-making tips.
Would You Want to Live in BritainâEUR(TM)s Most Haunted House?
Offbeat  (tags: Prison, medieval, satanic goat, haunted, ghosts, UK )

- 1205 days ago -
A house claiming to be Britain's most haunted has been put up for sale for £180,000 by its female owner who has been left traumatised by the ghost of a satanic goat.
Medieval Church That Had Suffered Decades of Vandalism Was Finally Taken Apart Brick By Brick âEUR¦ and Rebuilt 40 Miles Away as G
Offbeat  (tags: Medieval, church, vandalism, re built, UK, bricks, English heritage )

- 1286 days ago -
A vandalised medieval church has been taken apart brick by brick and lovingly rebuilt 40 miles away from the place where it originally stood.
Medieval Bones Discovered Under Road Close to Historic Castle Captured During Rebellion Against King John
Offbeat  (tags: king john, medieval, uk, bones, castle, history )

- 1366 days ago -
Human bones thought to the Medieval Period have been discovered buried beneath a road. Electrical engineers working for National Grid uncovered the bones while excavating a road in Hertford, Hertfordshire.
How the Grisly Discovery of 1,300 Skeletons Under a University of Cambridge College Could Unlock the Mysteries of Medieval Life
Offbeat  (tags: cambridge university, remains, london, uk, medieval, history )

- 1511 days ago -
Having fallen on hard times, and being too poor to care for themselves, they all ended up receiving spiritual succour during their last days in the medieval Hospital of St John the Evangelist, set up in 1195.
Fancy Being King of the Haunted Castle? Seven-Bedroom Mansion Complete With Medieval Ruins and Even a GHOST Could Be Yours for J
Offbeat  (tags: medieval, castle, king, ruins, pictures )

- 1562 days ago -
A seven-bedroom castle complete with medieval ruins and even its very own ghost has gone on the rental market for just £1,500 a month.
Stunning Castles, Cathedrals and Historic Homes Take Starring Role in New BBC Henry VIII Drama Wolf Hall
Offbeat  (tags: Wolf hall, medieval, castles, UK, documentary, national trust )

- 1579 days ago -
The stunning scenery and filming locations have also helped to ensure widespread acclaim for the big-budget period drama and are seeing a surge in interest from viewers and tourists.
Mysteries of Medieval Graffiti in England's Churches
Offbeat  (tags: Medieval, English Churches, England, UK )

- 1766 days ago -
Medieval graffiti of straw kings, pentagrams, crosses, ships and "demon traps" have been offering a tantalising glimpse into England's past. What do the pictures reveal about life in the Middle Ages?
Medieval Toys for Your Baby
Offbeat  (tags: odd, off-beat, baby, kids, Medieval, toys )

- 3580 days ago -
Think your baby boy is going to grow up to be as hard as Chuck "Ice Man" Liddell? Why not ensure that he becomes a hard by buying him some of these baby toys?
BBC NEWS | UK | England | Kent | Medieval Corpse Funeral Planned
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, bizarre, unusual, medieval )

- 3731 days ago -
A funeral service will be held in Kent for a corpse believed to be up to 700-years-old.
European and Asian Castles
Offbeat  (tags: castles, architecture, photography, medieval, buildings )

- 4036 days ago -
Classic European and Asian medieval Castles Over 140 Hi-res images
Return of Devil's Bible to Prague Draws Crowds - USATODAY.Com
Offbeat  (tags: devil's bible, medieval, prague, czech, testament, strange )

- 4254 days ago -
Codex Gigas, also known as the Devil's Bible -- a medieval manuscript said to have been written 800 years ago with the devil's help -- has returned to Prague after an absence of 359 years.

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