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Court Life Under the Plantagenets by Hubert Hall
Three Beheim Boys: Growing Up in Early Modern Germany by Steven Ozment
The Cloisters Apocalypse: A Fourteenth-Century Manuscript in Facsimile (2 Volumes) by Metropolitan Musuem of Art
The Bastard's Tale (Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries) by Margaret Frazer
Shakespeare's Audience by Alfred Harbage
The Great Revolt of 1381 by Charles William Chadwick Oman
Structures Of Everyday Life, The: Civilization & Capitalism 15th-18th Century Volume 1 by Fernand (Author); Sian Reynolds (Transl.) Braudel
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About meMusician, writer, & cook, I have a heavy academic background in medieval & Renaissance history; my main expertise is in translating medieval recipes & re-creating the food of that period. My musical tastes include Swing, Jazz, Classical, & medieval/Renaissance. My favorite drinks are lambic & vins d'Alsace. I currently spend time in both Ohio & Pennsylvania & actively participate in historical reenactments, where I teach medieval cookery. I have a partner of 22 years & a devoted cat, a lot of pottery, & an excessive amount of books.
About my libraryThe library primarily is composed of nonfiction medieval & Renaissance publications suitable for historical research. There is a large section devoted to the philosophy of Alchemy, a collection of Golden Age Mystery, some early sci-fi, and Historical Culinary manuscripts. Above sll, the library contains a wondetful selection of books regarding medieval and Renaissance cooking and food preparation.
GroupsAncient and Medieval Manuscripts, Ancient History, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Food History, History Fans, Kingdom of AEthelmearc, Kingdom of Atlantia, Medieval Europe, Old Mystery & Detective Club, SCA —show all groups, The Black Orchid (A Nero Wolfe Group), The Drones Club (all things P.G. Wodehouse)
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Real nameJ. Lewis Matterer
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJan 2, 2013
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