If you’re into medieval surgery books, then the major surgery of Guy de Chaulic has got to go onto your reading list.
Guy de Chaulic was a 14th century surgeon and he wrote this book (which has been translated to English) after the Black Death had swept through Europe.
The wording is quite flowery at times, and the book is definitely a product of it’s time, but it’s an amazing resource for anyone whose into the medical history of the medieval period.
It’s a terrible feeling when you realise that you looked away from your delicious pottage for just a second and now it’s burnt. It’s too late to start another pot, and people are depending on this for their meal. We’ve compiled the list of medieval sources about removing the burnt taste from the pottage here.
The 14th Century encampment menu for the 2016 St Ives Medieval Faire.
Excellent analysis of early 14th C English Society based on the illustrations of the Luttrell Psalter.
Much more than the usual references to pastoral life
Mistress Margio of Glen More
A book about parchment, ink and illumination.
James Stallard, a top 14th Century Tournament fighter in Australia shares with us his favourite books.
Alex the Potter of Flaming Gargoyles says “It’s great!”
A feast done in the style of 14th Century English.
Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince is one of the best sources of information about clothing for the period 1340-1365.
No receipes, just a history on cooks.