Making a Simple 14th Century Purse

The article by Meisterinde Amie Sparrow will teach you how to make a simple 14th century purse based on illuminations from medieval manuscripts produced in Europe in the 1300s. One of the most famous examples of purses in illumination is the German manuscript Codex Manesse, c. 1300-1340, folio 64r. 

The Nine Worthies Revisited

by Deirdre O’Siodhachain (Terry Sheehan) This article originally appeared in The Oak #8. It has been revised and dated April 8, 2023. A roasted peacock dressed with its feathers is…