Delay in release

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As you may know our inaugural issue was to be summer 2016, as in now. Unfortunately our publisher (myself) had some serious health issues which prevented much work to be done for a couple of months, this, a shortage of articles, and some other personal issues interfered with getting the magazine out in time. As such we have decided to… Read more »

5 Historical Misconceptions

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CGP Grey is one of my favourite youtubers, his video’s are insightful and interesting. In this video he tackles the world of historical misconceptions.

The Pole Lathe

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I had the pleasure of using a pole lathe at an SCA event in Ontario called Fruits of our Labour (generally known as FOOL) back a few years ago. I am not known for my woodworking skills but I did manage to turn a bowl, and I still actually have it (though it is cracked and worn).

A Great Video Of A Brown Bess Flintlock Musket Accuracy Test

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Women Reenactors – Life Outside the Kitchen

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I think we can all agree reenacting is a blast, you wouldn’t be here if you didn’t think so. Sometimes, however, it can be difficult to find your niche, and being a woman it can be even harder. I don’t speak from personal experience of course, however I have seen it. Women who don’t want to cook and clean are… Read more »

Brooks Medieval Faire 2015

Jousting at Brooks Medieval Faire
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Recently Living History Magazine had a chance to visit Brooks Medieval Faire in Brooks Alberta. The Brooks Medieval Faire has been growing for over 10 years into a grand event well worth the trip to Brooks every year. I camped with the All Saints Medieval Fellowship this year and ran a games table playing games like Five Lines, Senet, Noddy,… Read more »

Now Accepting Credit Card Payments

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You can now pay for your orders on livinghist.com by credit card without using paypal. All processing is done over SSL because your security is of the utmost importance to us here at Living History Publications. Please be sure to read our privacy policy if you have any concerns.

Gate to Biblical City of Gath Found

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The Philistine city of Gath was the reputed home of Goliath in the bible, and the Akerman Family Bar-Ilan University Expedition to Gath, headed by Professor Aren Maeir believes they have found the entrance gate and fortifications of the biblical city. During the 10th-9th century Gath was one of the largest cities in the land and this find could be… Read more »

New Research Into Motivation for the Viking Age

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The University of York’s Dr. Steve Ashby has been working on new research possibly giving us new insight into the world of the Vikings. The spoils of the raids may not have been the primary drive for the Vikings to strike out into the vast unknown to explore the world, but rather “The lure of the exotic, of the world… Read more »

What to Expect From Living History Magazine

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Living History magazine is currently in planning stages, which means we are putting together how the magazine will look when all is said and done and getting together an editorial team. Our managing editor will be Faye Randle, and Jeff Johnston will assist her in all aspects of the editing process. What you came here for, though, is an idea… Read more »