3D Virtual Reconstructions
Transport yourself back up to explore historical buildings as they may have appeared in the past. These reconstuctions work on the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox
Fling the teacher
This interactive game will test your knowledge of medieval history.
What was it really like to live there?
Crime and Punishment
Rough justice in Medieval Europe
This video consider the merits of the medieval legal system.
The Ducking Stool game
This is your chance to learn to read English as written in the Middle Ages.
Crime and punishment in medieval England
A woman's life in Medieval Europe
This video explains the roles of peasant women and the lives they could expect to lead.
This video explains that Medieval knights had important responsibilities and duties to carry out.
Tournaments and jousting
This video explains what it was really like to fight in a tournament.
How to smell like a Norman knight
In this video you will learn what life was like for boys aiming to become Norman knights, including what they ate, drank and how often their clothes were washed.
History of Medieval education
Good and bad medicine in Medieval Europe
In this video you will learn about the common forms of diagnosis and cures for ailments in the 14th century.
Black Death: The Disease
This website explains the disease and the reasons it spread so quickly.
When bubonic plague goes pneumonic
This video shows how the plague affected its many victims.
How the Black Death arrived in London
This video explains the arrival of the disease.
Medieval Medical Practitioners
This site explains the range of people who could treat the sick.
This site lists several unusual folk remedies.
The Battle of Hastings Game
Play the game to re-enact the Battle of Hastings, which took place on 14 October, 1066.Then find out more about what caused the confrontation and the consequences of this historic defeat.
The Battle of Hastings, again!
This video visits the site of the battle during a re-enactment by medieval history buffs.
Dirty tricks in 1066
The Norman's victory at Hastings marked the beginning of their complete conquest of England. This video explains the tactics of both sides in the Battle of Hastings.
Trebuchets and sieges
This video explains trebuchet and other siege engines used to attack castles and destroy defences.
Working for a living in Medieval England
This video shows what was life like for common people and who had the power to control the lives of others.
Trading for food in Medieval Europe
This video explains how people survived if they had no money or land.
This interactive site explains food, cooking and meals.
Medieval Come Dine With me
The importance of the castle
Design of the castle
Medieval Monks and Nuns
This interactive explains the lives of nun and those on pilgrimages.
Listing of Monks with description of orders.
Find out about the toys and games of this time.
Celebrations and leisure
Medieval Work and leisure
The Gutenberg Bible
The invention of the printing press was a pivotal moment in history.
Medieval Art / Music / Architecture
The Medieval Stonemason
Medieval people saw the cathedral as an earthly representation of the heavenly Jerusalem.
Medieval Stained Glass
Craftsmen of the Middle Ages raised the practice to a high art in the era of Gothic cathedral building (A.D. 1150-1500) and developed techniques still used by glassmakers today.
Build an Arch Animation
This interactive contains information about the construction of arches.
Paint the cathedral
This interactive contains information about Wells cathedral in Somerset.
The Bayeux Tapestry
Just as the historic original embroidery, the animation shows the lead up to to the Norman Invasion of Britain in 1066. This is not the entire tapestry.
Medieval painters gave thanks to God by painting animals.
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