Ye Elements of Medieval Enchanted Castles

The Elements of Medieval Enchanted Castles:

An indispensible feature of the castle of a great lord was the chapel where the lord and his family heard morning mass. In rectangular hall-keeps this was often in the forebuilding, sometimes at basement level, sometimes on the second floor. By the 13th century, the chapel was usually close to the hall, convenient to the high table and bed chamber, forming an L with the main building or sometimes projecting opposite the chamber. A popular arrangement was to build the chapel two stories high, with the nave divided horizontally; the family sat in the upper part, reached from their chamber, while the servants occupied the lower part.

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War of 1812 Bicentennial, history, culture and contemporary artworks commissioned by the Royal Canadian Mint grace …

OTTAWA , Jan. 18, 2012 /CNW/ – The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce exciting new gold, silver and base metal keepsakes inspired by Canada’s historical, cultural and artistic heritage by launching its first collector coins of 2012.  Leading … Continue reading

Renaissance ArtsFaire reigns medieval throughout Halloween weekend – Las Cruces Sun

LAS CRUCES – It’s our region’s favorite time-travel fiesta. From 25,000 to 30,000 fans are expected to pack Young Park for the Doa Ana Arts Council Renaissance ArtsFaire Saturday and Sunday. “It’s a magical realm where a medieval sensibility reigns … Continue reading