The Scriptorium

Created and maintained by a long time medieval re-enactor, the Scriptorium is a place where you can find information on many aspects of medieval life.

Here you can find some recipes to create authentic medieval dishes, the meaning of words you may see in history books and, hopefully, answers to some questions you may have.

From the Facts section
Who designed the illuminated book?
Many believe that the artist did the layout and design but it seems that this is not so
From the Glossary
ploughland
the amount of land ploughable by a team of eight oxen in a year. This obviously varies between areas.

I hope that you will find this site useful.

I am Steve Evans, based in Wales in the United Kingdom