Lost Kingdom’s new series offers a Writing Hook each week, based on an historical artefact, aimed at RPG Storytellers and story writers. This week we look to the secrets of a tapestry and a mythical beast
An article about unusual medieval professions, with some hooks and tips for using them in your own stories and writing. Part 1 of a Lost Kingdom Series, great for writers, storytellers, RPG or DnD players.
A comprehensive list of the most common polearms used throughout the ancient, medieval and renaissance eras with details of their usage and specifications.
Throughout history, status symbols – often bizarre ones – have cropped up in art, texts, and archaeological finds, and have puzzled people from later cultures. As in nature, humans are driven by biological imperative (as well as personal desire) to show themselves as the best, and to advance their authority and power. Humans have found a wide variety of ways to display their “superiority” within a community, ranging from fancy dressing, to the erection of wondrous structures, to the acquisition of rare commodities. Enter the status symbol.