A beginners leather carving tutorial done with Viking style serpent knotwork. This obviously translates easily to celtic knots and is a good first step in learning to tool / carve leather. Magnus shows you the tools needed, and takes you through the process from start to finish. - I've been...
Watch our friend at DarkHorse create a Viking round shield from scratch. A tutorial / instructional video on the creation a Viking round shield, Magnus uses plywood; with a rope, and rawhide edge. Tricks for making the shield look like it's put together with planks, and a the creation of...
Norman Language From The Vikings To The Norman Conquest The name Normandy came because the Vikings were known as 'North men' and the language that evolved was known as Norman. The origins of the language in the Channel Islands come from the Romans after they finally conquered all of Gaul...
The Templar's started with the Franks and also had plenty of Norman activity. Where the Normans went, Templar encampments followed. The absolute epicenter of Templar activity was in Upper Normandy and radiated into England, which the Normans had conquered in 1066 AD. We see Templar encampments in the Kingdom of Sicily and...
It has been doubted whether women participated in the Viking age battles despite some indication in the sagas and some archaeological findings.Recent DNA evidence has proven that a 10th century Viking warrior buried in Birka, Sweden was a woman. A Swedish archaeologist Hjalmar Stolpe found the remains in late 18th...
Professional Sword Fighter originally from Spain part of the Company of The White Wolf showing us the basics of German longsword fencing.
Legend has it the ancestors of the Heiltsuk Nation have passed down oral histories for generations perhaps thousands from the time of the Ice Age of where they came from.During the Ice Age, the ancestors would go to a coastal area in Canada that never froze. This area has finally...
I find this flag very interesting for those that arrived in New France during the early periods of colonization. It represents all three groups that arrived. From top to bottom, Basques, Bretons, and Normans. The flag is blue with a yellow ship, said to be the Grande Hermine, which brought...
Despite popular beliefs about the Norse people that went Viking, they were not unclean beasts with 30 layers of leather. They were, however, well-kept people and took cleanliness very seriously within their culture and way of life. European Archaeologists and historians have discovered they were, in fact, one of the...
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