Tags » Anglo-Norman

pelf

Money or goods obtained in a dishonest way. Anglo-Norman “pelfre”=booty or frippary.

Etymology

nuisance

Someone or something that is annoying or causes problems. Anglo-Norman “nusance”=hurt, injury < Latin “nocere”=to harm.

Etymology

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Medieval Werewolves (23rd November 2016)

The werewolves of Ossory in Gerald of Wales’ Topographica Hibernica (London, British Library, Royal MS 13 B. viii, f. 18r)

Next meeting: 23rd November 2016 / Room 2.46 / 3-5pm… 826 more words

Meetings

message

Spoken or written piece of information shared between people. Anglo-Norman “missage” < Latin “missus” < “mittere”=to send.

Etymology

peruse

To read something intently; to look over something closely. Anglo-Norman “peruser”=to examine.

Etymology

Post 3: King John's Palace and Sherwood Forest Up Close and Personal

My main reaction to the experience of participating in the Sherwood Forest Archaeological Field School at King John’s Palace in Clipstone, Nottinghamshire is this: medievalists not in the field of archaeology should participate in this field school or something like it. 707 more words

Teaching

opinion

A view or judgement on a topic but not necessarily based on facts. Anglo-Norman “opinian” < Latin “opinare”=to think or believe.

Etymology