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Melissa Snell

Updated Articles and Resources

By Melissa Snell

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Pleasures and Pastimes in Medieval England by Compton Reeves Created: Monday, September 12, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Your Guide's concise review of Pleasures and Pastimes in Medieval England by Compton Reeves
    • Saladin in Print Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Books on the life of Saladin.
    • Matthew Paris Created: Friday, March 30, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Not merely a monk, Matthew Paris rubbed elbows with kings, and wrote extensive and detailed chronicles of events in the 13th century. He was also an artist, and included a depiction of himself sneakily writing in one of his manuscripts.
    • August 7 Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Events that took place on August 7th throughout medieval history.
    • Saladin Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Salah Ad-din Yusuf Ibn Ayyub, or Saladin, was the most famous Muslim hero and a consummate military tactician. His capture of Jerusalem from the Crusaders prompted Christian forces to initiate The Third Crusade.
    • Pope Leo III Created: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      They wanted to blind him and cut out his tongue, and so they attacked him in the streets of Rome. But Pope Leo III had Charlemagne on his side.
    • August 3 Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Events that took place on August 3rd throughout medieval history.
    • August 1 Created: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Events that took place on August 1st throughout medieval history.
    • August 5 Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Events that took place on August 5th throughout medieval history.
    • August 6 Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Events that took place on August 6th throughout medieval history.
    • August 4 Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Events that took place on August 4th throughout medieval history.
    • The Truth of Arthur Created: Wednesday, June 16, 2004 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Was he a real historical figure or just a myth? Can we ever know? An introduction to the historicity of King Arthur.
    • Pope Leo III Created: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne emperor and established the precedent that only the pope could confer the imperial crown. For his firm association with the Frankish king, Leo became known as Charlemagne's Pope.
    • King Henry VII of England Created: Monday, April 02, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Henry Tudor became King Henry VII of England after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was frugal, cautious and, when it came to threats to the throne, ruthless.
    • Leon Battista Alberti Created: Sunday, January 14, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Humanist philosopher, writer, Renaissance artist and architect, Leon Battista Alberti is considered by many scholars to be the quintessential Renaissance universal man of learning. He could also, from a standing position, with his feet together, jump over a man's head.
    • Who's New in Who's Who Created: Monday, May 02, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      The most recent additions to our Who's Who resource.
    • August 2 Created: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on August 2nd throughout medieval history.
    • July 31 Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 31st throughout medieval history.
    • July 30 Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 30th throughout medieval history.
    • July 29 Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 29th throughout medieval history.
    • July 28 Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 28th throughout medieval history.
    • July 27 Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 27th throughout medieval history.
    • July 26 Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 26th throughout medieval history.
    • July 25 Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 25th throughout medieval history.
    • July 24 Created: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 24th throughout medieval history.
    • July 23 Created: Monday, December 12, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 23rd throughout medieval history.
    • July 22 Created: Monday, December 12, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      On July 22, 1099, Godfrey of Bouillon was elected to rule Jerusalem. What else happened on this date in Medieval History?
    • July 21 Created: Monday, December 12, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 21st throughout medieval history.
    • July 20 Created: Sunday, December 11, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 20th throughout medieval history.
    • July 19 Created: Monday, December 05, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 19th throughout medieval history.
    • July 18 Created: Monday, December 05, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 18th throughout medieval history.
    • July 17 Created: Sunday, December 04, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Events that took place on July 17th throughout medieval history.

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