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Melissa Snell

The Best of 2011

By December 31, 2011

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It's that time of year when websites, magazines, and TV shows like to look back at the hottest and most popular features from the past twelve months. It can be a lot of fun to see what floats other people's boats. Check out, for example, Google Zeitgeist, or, for us medieval enthusiasts, Medievalist.net's Top 10 Medieval News Stories of 2011.

So I thought you might be interested in what pages visitors to the Medieval History Site have frequented most often. I've put together two "top ten" lists: One detailing the most popular topics at the site and the other listing the most popular individuals in our Who's Who resource:

I've also collected the five most talked-about blogs I posted this year. Actually, the first one is two blogs on the same subject:

Well, that's all the self-referential stuff I've got. Next year we'll be back to more medieval happenings. Thanks for visiting, and have a great New Year!

Note: This post has been edited to include Eleanor of Aquitaine, who I missed the first time around. Apologies to fans -- and critics -- of Eleanor!


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