A collection of links ranging from SCA-specific to ancient/medieval/renaissance history related. These websites are not maintained or sponsored by the SCA, Inc.
- The Internet Medieval Sourcebook at Fordham University Center for Medieval Studies
Presents original source texts in a context that lends itself to educational use.
- Odin’s Castle of Dreams & Legends
A collection of links to history-related & historical resource sites, organized by time-periods.
- The Web Gallery of Art
A virtual museum and searchable database of European fine arts from the 3rd to 19th centuries. Contains over 48.600 reproductions, artist biographies, commentaries, and guided tours.
the history of Medieval Britain from the time of Alfred the Great, through the Norman Conquest and up to the start of the Tudor Age. Detailed Timelines of events between 800 and 1499 AD. Maps of castles, abbeys and cathedrals in England, Scotland and Wales. Each person and building listed has its own timeline with links to related subjects.
- Regia Anglorum Articles and Links
“Regiapaedia”, the Wiki for the Regia Anglorum living history group. See the articles under “Information About the Period”.
- The Mary Rose
Tour Henry VIII’s famous 16th-century warship.
- Castles of Wales
Information on over 170 different Welsh castles, Welsh Abbeys and other religious sites.
- Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts from the Koninklijke Bibliotheek
The National Library of the Netherlands has almost 8000 unique illustrations from 328 medieval illuminated manuscripts.
- Medieval Technology Pages
Articles on technological innovation in western Europe during the Middle Ages. Searchable by subject, historical timeline, and reference sources. [Link leads to the Internet Archive version of the website.]
- Medieval Sword Resource Site
for students and collectors of European Dark and Middle Ages edged weapons. Includes a collector’s guide, photos and descriptions of swords, articles, museum links, and a discussion forum.
- The Grey Company Trebuchet Page
This group’s experiments in constructing trebuchets, plus many links to other trebuchet/catapult sites.
- A History Of Traditional Games
Information about traditional board games from around the globe, and additional information on the history of English pub and garden games.
Living History and Re-enactment Groups
- The Longship Company, Ltd.
devoted to increasing understanding and knowledge of the medieval life, culture, technology, seafaring, and exploration of the northern Europeans known as Vikings. Owns and sails two reproduction Viking ships in the Chesapeake Bay area.
- The Grey Company
Centered on the “Dark Ages” of European History (600-1100 C.E.).
- Regia Anglorum
Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Norman, and British living history, circa 950 – 1066 C.E.
- Markland Medieval Mercenary Militia
Medieval recreation/living history, with groups in Maryland, Delaware, NJ, Pennsylvania
- Medieval Scenarios and Recreations, Ltd. (MSR)
Also known as the Kingdom of Acre. Dedicated to the accurate recreation of the High Middle Ages (1000-1500 C.E.) in Western Europe
- Adrian Empire
dedicated to the study and recreation of Western European culture between the years 1066 and 1603. Includes “live steel” combat.
(England) dedicated to the reconstruction of Wars of the Roses cavalry.
- Medieval Free Company
(England) specializing in the Wars of the Roses period of 1400 to 1485.
- Buckingham’s Retinue
(England) re-enacting the period between 1450-1500 — ‘The Wars of the Roses’ and early Tudor period.
- Also see: listing of European Martial Arts Academies