Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Consistory court testimonies, In our time, Emboirdered Bookbindings, 15 Century Sprang and Charters on line.

 Concordia Universities Consistory Data base,.
“Consistory is a database featuring testimony offered in the main church court of the diocese of London…This online resource is projected over the next several years to present all the surviving medieval (pre-1500) records of litigation in this court (about 1100 depositions and examinations altogether), both in transcription of the original Latin of the documents and in modern English translation.”

A stitch in Time blog tell us about a conference entitled Material Culture and Gender.
The CfP is open until September 14, and the conference takes place in January 4-6, 2013, in Bath.

13th Century Constance Tales paper from University of Minnesota

In Our Time – a radio series on BBC:  They have many podcast of interested to the SCA

You can find Podcasts here:


Project Gutenberg offers ebook English Embroidered Bookbindings

Project Gutenberg has posted the free ebook English Embroidered Bookbindings by Cyril James Humphries Davenport on its website. The book, free for download, features full text, illustrations and color plates.
In addition to amazing closeups of book covers, dating to the 14th century, the volume includes how-tos for bookbinding in various fabrics from canvas to velvet.

From the blog Medieval Silkwork:
15th Century Spang:
Charters on line:

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