Dress Diaries and How To’s
Kentwell re-enactor’s clothing
Mostly later period but she does have some Tudor dress diaries. Also has a article on the making of a French hood.
One of the authors of
The Renaissance Tailor
Includes basic sewing tutorials as well as tutorials on specific aspects of 16th century clothing.
Tudor Costume Page
Instructions for creating Tudor era common clothing
A Gentlewoman’s Tudor Research
Images classified by decade
La Couturiere Parisienne
Pictures from many eras and places
Medieval Costume Bibliography
Annotated bibliography for clothing during the age of Chaucer.
Norse & Early Period
Articles on the apron dress and overdress
Raymond’s Quiet Press
Viking brooches & jewelry from other periods
Images of extant Norse accessories
Clare’s Medieval Embroidery
Information about various forms of embroidery, links, and bibliography
Information for Kentwell re-enactors. Includes pictures and a brief history.
An extant book from 1577. Discusses all types of things associated with England at the time, including gardens, degrees of people, houses, resources, etc…
The city of Gloucester
BBC Gardening DesignEnglish Gardening through history
Includes recipes, articles on persona, building a period encapment, etc…
House of the Barking Hind
Many links about a variety of subjects. Especially helpful for persona development.
Karen Larsdatter’s Medieval Material Culture
Many links to extant items.
Medieval Worldbuilding Information
A blog on a variety of subjects relating to the Medieval world.
Rosalies Medieval Woman
Info on all aspects of life for a medieval woman including clothing, types of cloth, embroidery, daily life,church, etc…
State of the Arts
Documenting A&S entries
Scholarly Medival articles by subject
Bibliography for general Medival info sorted by subject.
Clare’s Medieval Lampworking
Projects she has done, bibliography, links.
Medieval Names Archive
One of the best on-line sources for SCA registerable names.
Survey of medieval armorials. Very little artwork.
A Circle of Bards
Includes a forum & links to music
Diabolus in Musica
This link points to the recorder page but he has many more instruments.
SCA Minstrel Homepage
Includes links to music
Compilation of owl beliefs from different countries with bibliography
Instructions & Articles
Basic knotwork tutorial as well as a monthly rotation of other tutorials.
A Fine Hand
Lots of links
Various methods of drawing knotwork as well as extant examples.
On Illuminated Manuscripts
Articles, bibliography and links
14th Century Map
Gough Map at Bodleian
14th Century Map of Britain at the Bodleian
Katherine Kerr of the Hermitage
A SCAdian’s recreation of period maps. Includes info on how she made them.
Modern Medieval Map Myths
Discusses the misconceptions regarding medieval maps as well as the different types of medieval maps.
Paints & Pigments
Alheydis von Korckhingen’s Portfolio
Includes the inspiration for each
Per Mano Merouda Pendray
Includes the inspiration and materials used for each
Scrolls Made by Temair
Includes the inspiration for most.