Medieval Tales

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By: The Archivist

Step into a world of knights, castles, and epic adventures and immerse yourself in exciting stories, filled with chivalry, honor, and timeless wisdom. From the enchanting realms of Camelot to the treacherous battles of the Crusades, we explore literary masterpieces that transport you to a bygone era. Whether you're a history buff or simply love a good story this is your gateway to all things medieval literature. Grab a cup of mead, cozy up in your favorite spot and let's journey through the pages of these captivating classics together!

MTP025 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 11, fin
#25
04/09/2024

 Episode 11, the final episode of...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by
Mark Twain

Hank and Arthur are led to the gallows. As the noose is placed around Arthur's neck 500 knights come charging down the street.
A few days later Hank and Arthur are back in Camelot. Hank is reading the newspaper announcing his long overdo duel with Sir Sagramore.

Hank is able to unhorse Sagramore and then takes on other challengers and defeats them all. Sir Sagramore comes back for a second chance with a sword.

S...


MTP024 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 10
#24
04/04/2024

  Episode 10 of...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by
Mark Twain

Dowley the Blacksmith and the other guests attack Hank and Arthur for insulting them. The men are able to escape and hide from the mob in a tree.

They are saved by a man named Earl Grip who takes them to a small town where slaves are being sold at auction. Earl Grip handcuffs Hank and Arhtur and sells them with the other slaves.

The slaves, including Hank and Arthur are marched back to London. Arthur is...


MTP023 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 9
#23
04/02/2024

  Episode 9 of...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by
Mark Twain

Hank and Arthur stay with the women until she dies as well. When they hear someone approaching they hide behind the hut. It's the women's three sons, they escaped from prison and returned home.

Arthur wants to capture them and return them to the lord but a great fire in the distance catches their attention. As they make their way toward the fire they see men hanging from trees in the woods.

Hank and Arthur find she...


MTP022 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 8
#22
03/28/2024

  Episode 8 of...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by
Mark Twain

Last time we saw Hank he was holding court with King Arthur. Hank shared with Arthur the idea of disguising himself as a freeman to get a feel for the common people. King Arthur loved the idea and asked to join.

Before they could leave Arthur needed to finish a few Kingly duties. While Hank is waiting he buys a newspaper, one that he invented and reads the account of the miracle at the fountain to the monks.

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MTP021 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 7
#21
03/26/2024

  Episode 7 of...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by
Mark Twain

In the last episode Merlin was trying to restore water to the well. He gives up, telling the monks an demon has cursed the well and no one can break the curse. Hank agrees but says he can break the curse.

Hank uses his knowledge to fix the well and installs a pump so the monks won’t have to draw the water by hand.

Hank learns King Arthur is on his way to the Valley of Ho...


MTP020 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 6
#20
03/21/2024

 Episode 6 of...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by
Mark Twain

Hank and Sandy finally made it to the Ogres castle. Or did they. Turns out the ogres are pig farmers. Hank buys their pigs and Sandy embraces the pigs like sister.

The next morning Sandy cooks the pigs a great breakfast.

Hank and Sandy leave the pigs and run into a group of pilgrims heading to the Valley of Holiness. Hank then meets one of his knights who tells him the fountain in the Valley of Hol...


MTP019 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 5
#19
03/19/2024

 Episode 5 of...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by
Mark Twain

Hank and Sandy ride to the castle of Morgan le Fay. After meeting Morgan, Hank compliments her bother, King Arthur and Morgan orders him to be thrown in the Dungeon. Sandy speaks up saying Morgan shouldn't anger 'The Boss' as Hank is known or he will bring down a terrible vengeance on Morgan.

Morgan has a grand feast and afterward takes Hank to the dungeon to witness a peasant being torture. Hank orders a stop to it and Mor...


MTP018 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 4
#18
03/14/2024

 Episode 4 of...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by
Mark Twain

Hank finally gets his quest. He will accompany Sandy to rid her of the nasty Ogres. He chooses to wear Plate Armor and discovers just how heavy and uncomfortable it is, realizing he should have chosen chain.

Hank meets a group of Freeman and asks them if they would about the government, which they don’t really understand. Hank thinks he could start a rebellion like Wat Tyler or Jack Cade.

I’ll say one thing, I hope...


MTP017 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 3
#17
03/12/2024

Episode 3 of...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by
Mark Twain

On the last episode Hank is awaiting his execution when he is informed it’s been moved up a day. Clarence was wrong the date and while they are tying Hank to the stake the eclipse begins. King Arthur begs him to spare the sun and Hank agrees only if Arthur make him the chief advisor.

Hank performs another magical feat when he orders lightning to hit the Merlin’s tower. Everyone is in awe and Merlin loses all hi...


MTP016 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 2
#16
03/07/2024

We’re continuing our journey through...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by
Mark Twain

After getting into an argument at work and hit in the head with a crowbar Hank Morgan is whisked back in time to Camelot, King Arthur and the Knights of the Round table. Never start a fight with a guy named Hercules!

Hank wakes up and thinks he’s in an asylum called Camelot but soon discovers he is in the year 528. As the prisoner of Sir Kay, Hnak witnesses King Arthur and his Knight...