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Arms & Armor - Arts & Crafts - Clothing & Fashions - The Church and Warfare- Daily Life - Dance - Dwellings
Feasts & Cooking - Fun & Games - Heraldry - Literature of the Day - Music - Music on Disk or Tape
Overview - Reproductions of Medieval Books - Women
 
Arms & Armor
  • A GLOSSARY OF THE CONSTRUCTION,DECORATION, AND THE USE OF ARMS AND ARMOR IN ALL COUNTRIES AND IN ALL TIMES
    by George Cameron Stone.
  • ARMS & UNIFORMS: THE AGE OF CHIVALRY,PARTS 1-3
    by Liliane & Fred Funcken’Prentice Hall; New Jersey.
  • ARMOR & WEAPONS IN THE MIDDLE AGES
    by C.H. Ashdown
    The Holland Press; London, 1975.
  • MEDIEVAL WARFARE
    by Terence Wise
    Hastings House Publishers; New York, 1976.

Arts and Crafts
  • Pamphlets in the COMPLEAT ANACHRONIST series, THE KNOWN WORLD HANDBOKE, and back issues of TOURNAMENTS ILLUMINATED,available from OFFICE OF THE STOCK CLERK

Clothing & Fashions
  • THE MODE IN COSTUME
    by Turner Wilcox
    Scribner Sons; New York.
  • HISTORIC COSTUME IN PICTURES
    by Braun & Schneider
    Dover Publications; New York, 1975.
  • EUROPEAN COSTUME: 4000 YEARS OF FASHION
    by Doreen Yarwood
    New York, 1975.
  • COSTUME: AN ILLUSTRATED SURVEY FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO THE 20TH CENTURY
    by Margot Lister.

The Church and Warfare
  • THE DREAM AND THE TOMB: A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES
    by Robert Payne
    Stein & Day; New York, 1984.
  • THE FIRST CRUSADE: THE CHRONICLE OF FULCHER OF CHARTRES & OTHER SOURCE
    MATERIALS
    ed. by Edward Peters
    University of Pennsylvania Press; Philadelphia, 1974.
  • CHRISTIAN SOCIETY AND THE CRUSADES, 1198-1229 (Translations from period sources)
    University of Pennsylvannia Press; Philadelphia,
    1974.

Daily Life
  • GROWING UP IN 13TH CENTURY ENGLAND
    by Alfred Leo Duggan
    Pantheon Books; New York, 1962.
  • LIFE IN A MEDIEVAL CASTLE
    by Joseph & Frances Gies
    Harper and Row; New York, 1979.
  • LIFE ON A MEDIEVAL BARONY
    by William Stearn Davis
    Harper and Row; New York, 1951.
  • LIFE ON THE ENGLISH MANOR
    by Henry Bennett
    Cambridge, 1969.
  • LIFE IN A MEDIEVAL CITY
    by Joseph Gies
    New York, 1969.
  • THE MEDIEVAL UNIVERSITY, 1200-1400
    by Lowrie J. Daly
    Sneed & Ward; New York, 1961.
  • LIFE IN THE MIDDLE AGES
    by G.C. Coulton
    London, 1967.

Dance
  • ORCHESOGRAPHY
    by Arbeau
    Dover Publication; New York 1967.
  • THE DANCE THROUGH THE AGES
    by Walter Sorrell.
    Grossett & Dunlap; New York, 1967.

Dwellings
  • CASTLE
    by David Macauley
    Houghton Mifflin; Boston, 1977.
    (There is an excellent video tape based on this book!)
  • CASTLES IN ENGLAND AND WALES
    by W. Douglas Simpson
    B.T. Botsford Ltd; London, 1969.
  • CASTLES OF EUROPE FROM CHARLMAGNE TO THE RENAISSANCE
    by W.F.D. Anderson
    London, 1970.
  • FORTS AND CASTLES
    by Terence Wise
    Almark Publications; 1972.

Feasts & Cooking
  • A MEDIEVAL FEAST
    by Aikely.
  • SALLETS, HUMBLES, & SHREWSBURY CAKES
    by Ruth Anne Beebe
    D.R. Godine; Boston, 1976.
  • FAST & FEAST: FOOD IN MEDIEVAL SOCIETY
    by Bridget Ann Henisch
    Pennsylvannia State University Press, 1976.
  • PLEYN DELIT
    by Constance Hieatt & Sharon Butler
    Toronto University Press, Toronto.

Fun & Games
  • GAMES OF THE WORLD: HOW TO MAKE THEM, HOW TO PLAY THEM, HOW THEY CAME TO BE
    ed. by Grunfeld
    New York, 1975.
  • FOOLS AND FOLLY DURING THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE
    by Barbara Swain
    Columbia University Press; New York, 1932.
  • RAYMOND’S QUIET PRESS (THE PLEASURE BOOK, & other publications.)
    6336 Leslie NE
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109

Heraldry
  • SIMPLE HERALDRY, CHEERFULLY ILLUSTRATED
    by Iain Moncreiffe & Don Pottinger
    Nelson & Sons Ltd; London, 1953.
  • THE ART OF HERALDRY
    by A.C. Fox-Davies
    Arno Press, 1976.
  • A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRY
    by A.C. Fox-Davies
    Crown Publishers; New York, 1978.
  • THE HISTORY, PRINCIPLES, AND PRACTICES OF HERALDRY
    Haskell House Publishers Ltd; New York, 1969.

Literature of the Day
(Exercise judgement here, some medieval originals are too bawdy for use with young children.)
  • MIDDLE AGES from the MYTHS & LEGENDS series.
    by H.A. Guerber
    Bravken Books; London, 1986.
  • MEDIEVAL AGE from LAUREL MASTERPIECES OF WORLD LITERATURE Series.
    ed. by Angel Flores
    Dell Publishing Co; New York, 1963.
  • MEDIEVAL & RENAISSANCE POETS (Langland to Spencer)
    Viking Press, New York.
  • (Various books by Howard Pyle, concerning KING ARTHUR and ROBIN HOOD, do not originate in the Middle Ages, but are renditions of period literature appropriate for today’s younger readers. They can be found in the children’s section of most libraries.)

Music
  • THE WORLD OF RENAISSANCE & MEDIEVAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
    by Jeremy Mantagu
    Overlook Press; Woodstock, NY; 1976.
  • INSTRUMENTS OF THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE
    by David Munrow
    (book) London, 1976
    (album) Angel SBZ3810, 1976.

Music on Disk or Tape
  • ELIZABETHAN MUSIC
    The Julian Bream Consort
    RCA LSC-3195.
  • PLEASURES OF THE COURT
    Early Music Consort of London & Morley Consort
    Angel S-36851.
  • THE KYNGE’S MUSICKE
    New York Pro Musica
    Decca DL 79434.
  • THE GOLDEN AGE OF ELIZABETH LUTE MUSIC
    Julian Bream
    RCA LSC 3196.
  • FRENCH DANCES OF THE RENAISSANCE
    The Ancient Instrumental Ensemble of Paris
    Nonesuch H-71036.
  • MUSIC FROM THE COURT OF BURGUNDY
    Nonesuch H-71058.
    TOP HITS... C.1420-1635 A.D.
    The Renaissance Quartet
    Total Sound PR 7000 SD.
  • MUSIC AT THE TIME OF THE CRUSADES
    The Florilgium Musicum of Paris
    Vanguard SRV.317 SD.
  • DANCES FROM TERPSICHORE, PRAETORIUS
    Collegium Terpsichore
    Pickwick International, Germany.

Overview
  • TIMETABLES OF HISTORY
    by Bernard Grun
    Simon and Schuster; New York, 1979.
  • “A NEW LOOK AT MEDIEVAL EUROPE”
    National Geographic, Vol. 122 #6
    December 1962, pp799-855.
  • “MIDDLE AGES”
    by Brett Martin
    in Encyclopedia Britannica.
  • THE MEDIEVAL WORLD
    by Friedrich Herr
    New York, 1961.
  • A DISTANT MIRROR
    by Barbara Tuchman
    Ballantine Press; New York, 1977.
  • 1066: THE YEAR OF THE CONQUEST
    by David Howarth
    Viking Press; New York, 1977.
  • “THE AGE OF CHIVALRY”
    from THE STORY OF MAN Series
    by the National Geographic Society.

Reproductions of Medieval Books
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    225 Gracie Station
    NewYork, New York 10028

Women
  • WOMEN IN THE MIDDLE AGES
    by Frances and Joseph Gies
    Thomas F. Crowell; New York, 1978.
  • THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE MIDDLE AGES
    ed. by Rosemarie Morewedge
    SUNY Press; Albany, 1975.
 

 
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