The House of Tudor

ItSir Owen Tudor (Welsh: Owain ap Maredudd ap Tudur,[nb 1] c. 1400–1461) was a Welsh courtier and the second husband of Catherine of Valois (1401–1437), Henry V’s widow. He was the grandfather of Henry VII, founder of the Tudor dynasty. Owen was a descendant of a prominent family from Penmynydd on the Isle of Anglesey,…

The Months that Pass

Autumn now feels like it is creeping up on us so quickly and summer is almost over! *sob* So it got me thinking about harvest time and the activities we do today throughout the month. But what about the medieval period?   In the medieval world, spring/summer was full of hope, hard work, feasts, and…

Classic Literature: A Must Read!

This July Pages Unbound is celebrating classic literature with a collection of guest posts. Today Briana shares five reasons you should read literature from one of her favorite time periods: the Middle Ages. (That’s roughly 1100-1500 in England.)