Handouts, Presentations, and Random Research

Links to handouts from classes we have taught (and other research documents).


Late Medieval Block Printing on Fabric (Cynehild)

14th and 15th Century Manners and my translations of 14th and 15th century poems telling you how to behave. (Cynehild)

German Brick Stitch (Cynehild)

Medieval Correspondence (Cynehild)

Introduction to the Clothing of the Silk Road (Cynehild)

Towards a More Period Scroll Text (Cynehild)

Introduction to Birka Posaments (Cynehild)

The Great Fourteenth Century Brain Dump (Cynehild)

Quick and Dirty Early Fourteenth Century Clothing (Cynehild)

14th Century Men’s Clothing (Cynehild) – Updated 10/7/16

14th Century Women’s Clothing (Cynehild)  – Updated 10/7/16 (now with head coverings!)

Research and Documentation (Cynehild)

Introduction to Anglo-Saxon Poetry (Cynehild)

Dressing Up Your T-Tunic (Cynehild)

Twelve Panel Gowns Based on a Duct Tape Pattern (Cynehild)

Calligraphy Basics (Cynehild)


Medieval Home Companion – tunics (Cynehild)

Ye Olde Prognostication (Cynehild)

You Can’t Say F*ck You in Gothic (Cynehild, WARNING: CONTAINS THE F-WORD)

Freaks of the Fifteenth Century (From Cotes to Tudors) (Cynehild)

Moshchevaya Balka (with notes) (Cynehild)

Shorter Moshchevaya Balka Presentation (Cynehild)


A Collection of All the Images of Women in the Manesse Codex (Cynehild, on Google Docs)

A Collection of All the Images of Women in the Luttrell Psalter (Cynehild, on Google Docs)

A Study of Gothic Names Found in Herwig Wolfram’s The Goths (Cynehild)

These handouts are all in PDF format.  If you don’t have Acrobat Reader, you can download it here: https://get.adobe.com/reader/.