When Was The Renaissance?

I was reading up on an Italian scholar of the 15th Century names Leonardo Bruni. Here is a blurb written on him in the Encyclopedia Britannica: Leonardo Bruni, also called Leonardo Aretino    (born c. 1370, Arezzo, Florence[Italy]—died March 9, 1444, Florence), Italian humanist scholar of the Renaissance. Bruni was secretary to the papal chancery from 1405 and served as chancellor of Florence from 1427 until his … More When Was The Renaissance?

Arts & Sciences Research Paper #4: A Day in the Life of a Minor Fifteenth-Century Provençal Noblewoman

Originally posted on East Kingdom Gazette:
Our fourth A&S Research Paper comes to us from Baroness Ysabella de Draguignan, of the Barony of Dragonship Haven, and is drawn from her study of historical household management; here, she describes for us how one of her days might have progressed. (Prospective future contributors, please check out our original Call for…

A&S Research Paper #2. Inside Blakemere: Notes from the Yearly Accounts of a Late Medieval Household

Originally posted on East Kingdom Gazette:
Our second A&S Research Paper comes to us from Mistress Aildreda de Tamworthe, of the Barony of Carolingia, and is drawn from her study of the management of medieval households in England. (Prospective future contributors, please check out our original Call for Papers.) Inside Blakemere: Notes from the Yearly…