Middle Ages

Angelico, Fra - http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/angelico/
A brief biography is available at this site.

Britannia Monarchs of England - http://www.britannia.com/history/h6f.html
Brief biographies of England's kings and women of the house of Tudor are feature at this site.

Catholic Online: Saints and Angels - http://www.catholic.org/saints/
A brief biographical portrait of saints.

Charlemagne King of the Franks - http://www2.lucidcafe.com/lucidcafe/library/96apr/charlemagne.html
A brief biography of Charlemagne is available at this location.

Chivalry - http://www.knightsandarmor.com/chivalry.htm
This site provides the ten rules of chivalry.

Medieval Christmas Traditions - http://historymedren.about.com/od/dailylifesociety/a/xmas_traditions.htm
Food, entertainment, and more facts about medieval traditions can be found on this page.

The Crusades and the Rise of Islam - http://www.mrdowling.com/606islam.html
Facts about the crusades, Arabs, and Islam are available at this site.

Geoffrey Chaucer - http://www.luminarium.org/medlit/chaucer.htm
A brief biography, quotes, and more are available here.

Glossary of Medieval Art and Architecture - http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM
Definitions in text and illustrations are provided for the art and architecture of the middle ages.

Medieval and Rennaissance Insruments - http://www.music.iastate.edu/antiqua/instrumt.html
This site features pictures and information dulcimer, harp, and many other instruments.

Leif Ericsson - http://www.viking.no/e/people/leif/e-leiv.htm
Facts about Lief's life and travels are available here.

Marco Polo and his Travels - http://www.silk-road.com/artl/marcopolo.shtml
Follow the journey of Marco Polo and learn about his life.

Medieval/Renaissance Food Page - http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/food.html
Links to many sites on recipes and feasts of the period.

Medieval Medicine Madness -http://www.riverdeep.net/current/2002/03/030402_bugmedicine.jhtml
Got a wound? Take a pound of maggots and call the doctor in the morning... Or how about staving off post-operative bleeding dangers with a few thirsty leeches? It just may well be the wave of the future, as modern medicine makes a bow to--shall we say, more natural--practices. The remedy is in the critter, as Riverdeep's "Bug Medicine" reveals some startling developments in progressive medical practices.

Middle Ages - http://www.learner.org/exhibits/middleages/
Find out about life in the middle ages (clothes, homes, arts & entertainment, religion, and feudal life).

The Middle Ages- http://www.mrdowling.com/703middleages.html
The Bubonic Plague, feudalism, vikings, huns, and the moors are just some of the topics covered at this site.

The Murder of Thomas Becket - http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/becket.htm
A brief biography is available here.

Sandro Botticelli Biography - http://www.historylink101.com/art/Sandro_Botticelli/bio_Botticelli.htm
Facts about his life and examples of his work are offered at this site.