Sharing conversation over a meal or coffee doesn’t have to cost a fortune- it is about hospitality, a concept that crossed from east to the west via the crusades
The courtly love song sung by a languishing lover to his lovely lady proclaimed that although their love was a secret, because convention required it to be, he was content to let her know she was the sole mistress of his heart.
The Romance of the Middle Ages an exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford in 2012 showcased manuscripts early printed books and romanz, romantic literature
In the tenth and eleventh centuries in England and Europe the landscape resembled a frontier society. Fragmented, fearful and fortified against itself the feudal system was about the lord and castle, the peasant and hut, the monk and church. Crusaders introduced the brick and decorative brickwork into England via France…