Medieval life

Preparing lunch at Varberg 2012

Articles and reconstructions concerning life in the late 14th century

Politics and history of Sweden

A 14th century political history of Sweden, part 1 – The beginning – Johan Käll/Peter Ahlqvist

A 14th century political history of Sweden, part 2 – The struggle of the lawmaker – Johan Käll/Peter Ahlqvist

A 14th century political history of Sweden, part 3 – The age of the king – Peter Ahlqvist

A 14th century political history of Sweden, part 4 – Defeat and union – Peter Ahlqvist

Family tree of Swedish royals during the 14th century - Peter Ahlqvist

Timeline of Swedish politics 1306-1412 - Peter Ahlqvist

Who was Albrecht of Mecklenburg? – Peter Ahlqvist

“Här lyktas Konunga styrsl” – Fredrik Carrasco

 

Warfare, arms and armor

A note on 14th century warfare – Johan Käll

The reconstruction of a Wisby-gauntlet – Johan Käll

Swedish medieval armour terminology – Johan Käll (In Swedish)

Firearms and blackpowder – Johan Käll/Peter Ahlqvist

Society and customs

14th century measurements – Johan Käll (In Swedish)

Lite över 1 000 fornsvenska ordspråk, del 1 – Johan Käll
Medieval proverbs. (In Swedish)

Lite över 1 000 fornsvenska ordspråk, del 2 – Johan Käll
Medieval proverbs. (In Swedish)

Clothing

Medieval Swedish shoes – Johan Käll/Peter Ahlqvist
Loads of pictures!

Bland surcotter, struthättor och cotehardies – en bildanalys av den nordeuropeiska mansdräkten 1300-1350 – Anders Lindkvist
An essay about male costume, 1300-1350. (In Swedish)

Coping with winter – Johan Käll
How to cope with winter climate wearing medieval clothes.

Det medeltida prästerskapets civila dräkt – Anders Lindkvist
Dress of the medieval clergy. (In Swedish)

 Material culture

Carry Sack from Martebo – Johan Käll
On a sack pictured in Martebo kyrka, Gotland.

A late medieval chest – Johan Käll
A detailed analysis on a Swedish chest