Medieval Era

''Apostolic Poverty''

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''Apostolic Poverty'' is an Ancient Church condition, practiced by The Clergy – by which no material or ''earthly'' wealth can be gathered or saved. Much as Jesus C …

Chemise (Clothing)

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By today's standards, The Chemise is a garment (silk or satin), favored by Women Worldwide as a form of clothing protection, worn under clothing – much as undergarm …

Guillaume Tirel

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His name is basically unknown to most, but Guillaume Tirel gave The World a method of ''remembering'' food recipes and food preparation – known today as The Cookboo …

Beast Poetry

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''Beast Poetry'' refers to a popular form of Medieval Literature, which involved the personification (giving Human-like qualities such as emotions, etc) of Animals. This …

The Guardians of Scotland

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A governing body. The ''Guardians of Scotland'' were Regents who ruled Scotland when no Monarch or Heir was enthroned. In addition, The Guardians were too resolve all que …

''Black Legend''

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While the term ''Black Legend'' is credited to Historians in the 1890s – it's ''practice'' can be traced back to the 16th Century AD – as a by-product of the …

Ale Conner

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An unusual Job Position in 14th Century AD Medieval England – The Ale Conner also was presented with a very dangerous one. The Position was appointed by the previou …

Order of The Blessed Virgin Mary

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Founded in 1261 AD as an off-shoot of several other Religious Orders, The Order of Blessed Virgin Mary was originally a Military Order, with limited combat service in The …

Well Dressing

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The practice of ''Well Dressing'' or the elaborate decorating of a Water Well, is a Medieval English Custom, still practiced in some Regions of that Country. The custom w …

Order of The Holy Ghost

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The ''Order of The Holy Ghost'' was a ''Lay'' (non-Ordained) Religious Order that was founded in the 12th Century AD – by Nobleman Guy de Montpellier. The Order ori …