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Try the following links to other websites of interest to medieval historians, re-enactors and teachers.

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The Regia Anglorum (Kingdoms of the English) website is full of useful stuff, particularly for the period 800-1150AD, click on: http://www.regia.org

Also try the Vikings, who cover the same period. Click on: http://www.vikingsonline.org.uk

Another of our favourites is a Nottinghamshire based group, Conroi De Vey, which is particularly interested in the period from the Norman Conquest to 1150AD around Nottingham, but they do earlier periods as well. Click on: http://www.livinghistory.co.uk/homepages/ConroiDeVey/

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk,  has a museum, interpretation and visitors' centre . Click on: http://www.stedmundsbury.gov.uk/sebc/play/weststow-asv.cfm

Jarrow Hall and Anglo Saxon Farm is the museum at Jarrow. It has a demonstration Anglo-Saxon farm (with authentic rare breed animals) a museum portraying the life of the Jarrow monastery from its foundation by Benedict Biscop until the Dissolution by Henry VIII. Special attention is paid to the scientific and literary work of the Venerable Bede. Walk over the Green to St Paul's church and sit in the chancel where Bede worshipped. The museum has its own educational and outreach centre. The site is a candidate for World Heritage status. Angelcynn visits several times a year with work parties to maintain and improve various aspects of the museum's visitor offer. Click on: http://www.jarrowhall.org.uk

The Gefrin Trust owns the Palace site at Yeavering (Gefrin), King Edwin's famous palace near Wooler, Northumberland. The Trust is in the process of conserving the site, and opening it up for educational purposes. Its a wonderful atmospheric place at the foot of the Yeavering Bell. Click on: http://www.gefrintrust.org

Bryneich Coppice Management carries out experimental archaeology using ancient woodland management techniques.Currently it has two sites, one near Longhorsley in Northumberland (a new plantation), and an established woodland near Duns in Berwickshire. Its website is under construction. It has close links with Angelcynn. Click on: https://www.bryneich-coppice-management.co.uk/

Nisbet Rhodes Cottage, Duns, Berwickshire is centrally placed to explore the northern part of the Kingdom of Northumbria, Bryneich or Brynaich. The Ven. Bede latinised the name to Bernicia. The traditional boundaries of Bryneich were from Dyn Edyn (Edinburgh). to the River Wear, bounded by roughly by the Cheviots down to Alston to the west. Angelcynn meets at Nisbet Rhodes annually, usually in September. Click on: http://www.Nisbet-Rhodes-Cottage.co.uk




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