Medieval Era

Chancery

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medieval-era/chancery A Chancery was a derivative of the position of Chancellor – or a very important Medieval Era Office of State. The position required A Chancellor to mette out Justic …

Deemster

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medieval-era/deemster The Isle of Mann is a self-governing English Dependency, located between England and Ireland – in The Irish Sea. With human occupation dating to 7,000 BC – or …

The Brus

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medieval-era/the-brus ''The Brus'' is a Historic Epic Poem written in 1375 AD by Scottish Poet John Barbour. It's Title is related to Ruler Robert I (Bruce) as spelled and spoken in Scottish G …

Locus Amoenus

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medieval-era/locus-amoenus The term ''Locus Amoenus'' is a Literary one – which can trace it's origins to Ancient Greece. It is related to the ideology of ''Paradise'' or ''Eternal Rest''. Lo …

Bible Moralisee

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medieval-era/bible-moralisee The ''Bible Moralisee'' is a 12th Century AD illuminated manuscript which is unique in that – while a copy of both New and Old Testaments, the book does not copy th …

Court of Common Pleas

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medieval-era/court-of-common-pleas The Court of Common Pleas was an English Legal Gathering, which began in the 12th Century and lasted until 13th Century (before being disbanded). Based largely on Ancient …

Polish Wici

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medieval-era/polish-wici Since Poland's pre-history, The Wici was a symbol well known. A form of handmade circlet (wreath) of originally Garland, The Wici was placed in Villages and Cities to ann …

Tabor (Musical Instrument)

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medieval-era/tabor-musical-instrument The Tabor was a popular musical instrument found (beginning) in the 13th Century AD. Possibly developed from similar more Ancient Roman instruments, The Tabor was common …

Rouncey

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medieval-era/rouncey The Rouncey was another type of Medieval Horse (Mount), used by Noblemen and Warrior alike. Common in the 15th Century AD in Europe and the Northern Middle East, this Bre …

Vogelfrei

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/medieval-era/vogelfrei The Medieval German legal concept known as ''Vogelfrei'' is translated to mean ''As Free As A Bird''. As applied by Legal Authority to those convicted of specific Crimina …