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That Terrible Day at Agincourt: Henry V, and his 1415 campaign to reclaim the French crown

$15

with Matt Blazek

Calendar Mar 2, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

We'll discuss the motivations behind, the execution of, and the outcome of Henry V's 1415 campaign across France. We'll also delve into some of the myths Shakespeare created in his play "Henry V," and how modern historians view Henry.

Online Live - Zoom

About your Instructor: 

4 years professional history lecturer, lead historical interpreter The Agincourt Soldier. State of Maine licensed Substitute. Guest Lecturer Medomak Valley High School english classes. 25 Years Medieval Reenactor experience. 20 years researcher experience. BA Medieval & Renaissance Literature University of Southern Maine

Fit for a King: Food, Feasting, and Festivals in Medieval England

$25

with Matt Blazek

Calendar Mar 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Toss that turkey leg away; lets learn about what kings really feasted on in medieval times. We’ll talk about some of the most outrageous feasts and foods from Medieval and Tudor England, then learn how to read medieval recipes, adapt them to modern cooking, so you can make a feast of your own! Due to the nature of historical cooking, recipes may contain nuts and gluten.

 

Online Live - Zoom

About your instructor:

4 years professional history lecturer, lead historical interpreter The Agincourt Soldier. State of Maine licensed Substitute. Guest Lecturer Medomak Valley High School english classes. 25 Years Medieval Reenactor experience. 20 years researcher experience. BA Medieval & Renaissance Literature University of Southern Maine

Malaga Island History

$25

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Malaga Island is a 41-acre island at the mouth of the New Meadows River in Casco Bay. It was the site of an interracial community from 1860's - 1912, when residents were forcibly evicted. Learn about who used the island before the colony, about the colony, and post colony use. Take a virtual tour of the island.

Online Live - Zoom

From your Instructor:

I have been leading interpretive historical tours to this island since 1989, and have done serious historical research. I am a Master Maine Guide who has been guiding for over 40 years, running my own full year guiding business (Alice's Awesome Adventures). Former Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Guides Board Examiner.

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