Image of Rhodes - "Description of a journey from Konstanz to Jerusalem" records in diary form the pilgrimage undertaken by the German knight (as well as town mayor and architect) Konrad von Grünenberg in 1487
When William the Conqueror seized control of England in he ordered the construction of several forts on the Thames to defend London against attack. The most famous was the White Tower pictured here in the
Medieval Wound Man, c. Wound Man is an illustration which first appeared in European surgical texts in the Middle Ages. It laid out schematically the various wounds a person might suffer in battle or in accidents.