If you would like to learn more about life in the middle ages, you can download a list of recommended reading here. Or you could check out some of the links listed below.

The knight

The knight


Hofstelsel en horigheid (Dutch)

Geoffroi de Charny

The Book of Chivalry

Medieval horse breeds

The crusades

De kruistochten (Dutch)


The Crusades (1095–1291)

The Great Crusades: A Woman's Role

Chrétien de Troyes

Electronic Dictionary of Chretien de Troyes

Background information on Le Chevalier de la Charrette

The kitchen

A Boke of Gode Cookery

Medieval recipes


Medieval medicine in Western Europe

Galenus and the theory of the humours

The Trotula

Medicine in Medieval times
(With thanks to Mr. Tomi Cook and Kelly for the heads-up)

Daily life

Medieval life and times

The Medieval lifestyle
(With thanks to Mr. Tomi Cook and Kelly for the heads-up)

Medieval studies

Library of the University of Chicago, Medieval & Byzantine Studies

Medieval art research

On-line reference book for medieval studies


Digitised manuscripts

Internet medieval sourcebook

DBNL (Dutch)

Codices Electronici Sangallenses (CESG) – Virtual Library

Early Manuscripts at Oxford University


Shadow Realm, Medieval Maps


The Corpus of Medieval Narrative Art