|Academic Conferences: A Primer . A guide for
SCA members interested in attending or presenting at academic conferences.
||Sex, Lies, and Old Newsletters: So want to
write your group's history?. Co-written with Master Hector for TI in
1996, and finally available on the web!||A Statistical Survey of Given Names in Essex County, England, 1183-1272. This is the full version of my article on Anglo-Norman personal names.||Early Germanic Names for Primary Sources
||The Latinization of Names in the Middle Ages
||Christianity and Popular Practice in the Middle Ages|
Part 2 of the Above Article
|Going to Confession in the Middle Ages. A discussion of the sacrament of penance, and the philosophy behind it.
|| The Political Crusade....it's not just for infidels anymore,
||An Introduction to Palaeography. Palaeography is the study of the handwriting of the past--in this case, that of the Middle Ages.
||Using Local History for SCA Research....local histories are particularly good for persona research; find out how to use them.
||On the Inception of a University Master (my Laureling ceremony, which I researched and adapted from a period ceremony from the university of Cambridge.)
||A Question of Time....an article on the perception of time in the Middle Ages.
||Feast Days and the Yearly Cycle in Medieval England. A sequel to "A Question of Time...."
||The Wheel of Fortune. Buy a vowel and learn about this medieval concept.
||On Marriage in the Middle Ages (particularly England.)
||The True Meaning of Xmas An article on where the abbreviation really came from, and why.
||A Saint for the Festive Season. Meet the medieval St. Nicholas.
||Theoderic the Great. An early medieval ruler you should meet.
||The "Real" Meaning of "Ring Around the Rosie."....betcha it isn't what you think it is.....
||The Historical Context of Magna Carta. An introduction to the people and events behind Runnymede.|
Part 2 of the above article.
|Going Home--have you ever visited your persona's hometown? I have.....
||On Critical Research and Documentation--an introductory guide to taking "the next step."
||Churches in the Middle Ages: An Introduction. An article on church architecture and iconography at the local level.
|| How to be A Historian At Pennsic...The Middle Ages had historians--here's some hints for the Current Middle Ages.
||On the Writing of Articles in the SCA. ...yep, an article on how to write articles. Go figure....
||Handing Over Offices in the SCA. It isn't as easy as you might think. Read this for help.
||A Brief History of London
||Making Netted Hairnets....revised version of a handout from a class I taught at Pennsic XXVII.
||The Virtues and Vices in Medieval Society......all about the Seven Deadly Sins and how to avoid them...
||Narrowing the Focus: A Different Kind of Event...advice on organing and presenting events set in a single time and place.
||The Novgorod Handbook--articles I wrote for an Eoforwic limited focus event set in Russia in 1036.