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The Vision of Piers the Plowman | The Folio Society

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Jews (identifiable by rouelle) being burned at stake. From medieval manuscript.

Jews (identified by the mandatory Jewish badge and Jewish hat) being burned during the Black Death in 1348 [wikipedia]

Vintage Phrenology Illustration #vintage #design #diagram #illustration

Poets, Protesters, and Proletarians—Oddballs of the Nineteenth Century

piers plowman - Yahoo Image Search Results

piers plowman - Yahoo Image Search Results

The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague by Dorsey Armstrong http://www.thegreatcourses.com/courses/the-black-death-the-worlds-most-devastating-plague.html

bubonic plague essay The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague

Guta (Jutta/Judith/Bona) von Habsburg (13 March 1271 – 18 June 1297, Prague) - sixth daughter of King Rudolf. Married 24 January 1285 to King Wenceslaus II of Bohemia and became the mother of king Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, Poland and Hungary, of queen Anne of Bohemia (1290–1313), duchess of Carinthia, and of queen Elisabeth of Bohemia (1292–1330), countess of Luxembourg.

Guta (Jutta/Judith/Bona) von Habsburg (13 March 1271 – 18 June 1297, Prague) - sixth daughter of King Rudolf. Married 24 January 1285 to King Wenceslaus II of Bohemia and became the mother of king Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, Poland and Hungary, of queen Anne of Bohemia (1290–1313), duchess of Carinthia, and of queen Elisabeth of Bohemia (1292–1330), countess of Luxembourg.

Lord and Lady de Camoys, Trotton Church

Tomb at Trotton - Elizabeth Mortimer Percy Camoys

The WELLCOME LIBRARY in London has (excitingly) digitized a huge chunk of their extensive library of ANTIQUE DOMESTIC “RECIPE” BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS. Spanning three hundred years (their collection begins in the 1500s), the 270+ books are an amazing window into old medicine and household lore. NOW ONLINE!

The WELLCOME LIBRARY in London has digitized extensive selections from their library of antique domestic "recipe" books and manuscripts, circa 1590 forward.

Blōtmōnað - Blood Month

It's November, or Blōtmōnað as the Anglo-Saxons called it. (the Old English letters ð and þ are represented in modern English by .

Sedlec ossuary, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic. The bone church.

The Sedlec Ossuary is a small gothic church in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic. It is adorned with the bones of some people, most of them victims of The Plague (the black death).

Gomer

Description: Detail of a miniature of Gomer in bed, with a nurse holding Jezreel, and Hosea is kissing Gomer.

Learn about the untold history of the U.S. Maroons: America's first African-American freedom fighters

Learn about the untold history of the U.S. Maroons: America's first African-American freedom fighters

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