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Middle Ages Biographies

Welcome to History Link 101's Middle Ages Biography Page.  Here you will find excellent links to famous people of the Middle Ages.   Find artists, church leaders, reformers, kings, queens, and more.

Artists

Donetello
Donetello Biography and pictures.
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Donetello One page biography.
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Botticelli, Sandro 
Biography and Pictures  Biography with most of his paintings with interpretations by History Link 101.
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Giotto Di Bondone
Giotto Site Full site with all his works and extensive biography.
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Giotto Di Bondone One page essay on this pre-Renaissance painter.
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Lenardo Da Vinci
Biography on Science and Art Very nice site with good amount of material both on art and his science idea.
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Lenardo Da Vinci Life Site with basic information and item on the "Da Vinci Code" in movies and books.
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Lenardo's Drawing 54 of his famous drawings.
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Lorenzo De Medici (Patron of the Arts)
Brief Biography
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Michelangelo Buonarroti
Michelangelo Buonarroti Extensive biography.
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Michelangelo by History Channel One page essay
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Raphael Sanzio
Raphael Sanzio Biography and pictures from WebMuesum.
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Church Leaders

St. Thomas Aquianas
St. Thomas Aquianas By Catholic Encyclopedia.  Very extensive site.
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Essay on St. Thomas Aquianas Large set of essays by Jacques Maritain Center.
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One page Essay
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St. Francis of Assisi
Biography By Catholic Encyclopedia.
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St. Augustine (of Hippo)
Essay on Augustine's Influence on Christianity
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Catholic Encyclopedia on Augustine
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St. Benedict of Nursia
Biography By order of Saint Benedict.
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Biography from Catholic Encyclopedia
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Desiderius Erasmus
Biography by Catholic Encyclopedia
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One Page Essay
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Bio's of British Saints About 250 different Saints biographies.  
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   Complete list of Popes With links to biographies on each by Catholic Encyclopedia.
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Reformers            


John Calvin

Biography from Catholic Encyclopedia 
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Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin In downloadable form of either PDF or RTF and ZIP files.
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Martin Luther
Detailed Time Line Page has links to four pages with detailed time lines of Luther's life.
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One page Biography Consise essay on Luthers life.
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Journal of John Wesley (later date then Middle Ages - but believe it fits with other reformers). 
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John Wycliffe
Few illustrations From Wycliffe Bible Translators.
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Biographical Links By Christian Biographical Resources.
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 Kings and Queens


Atilla the Hun Short essay on invasion of Italy with map.
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King Authur Very large body of information on the story of Arthur by Britannica.
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Fredrick Barbarossa One page essay on this Holy Roman Emperor and King of Germany.
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Biographies of  English Kings From 800 A.D. to present day by Britannia.
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Charles Martel
Charles Martel By Catholic Encyclopedia.
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Charles Martel By Britannica with link to other sites.
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Charlemagne
Charlemagne from Catholic Encyclopedia
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Queen Elizabeth I Complete site on Queen Elizabeth I.  Includes links to quotes, writing, pictures, and additional sources which include over 20 other biographies.
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Ferdinand and Isabella
Isabella I  By Catholic Encyclopedia.
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Henry VIII
Biography by Catholic Encyclopedia Be aware of point of view.
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Six Wives of Henry VIII Nice in-depth site on Katharine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, and Katharine Parr.
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John I (Lackland)By Britannia.
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Emperor Justiain I
Emperor Justinian By Catholic Encyclopedia.
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William the Conquer
Biography by Catholic Encyclopedia
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Writers

Geoffery Chaucer
Time line of Chaucer Side by side details of historical events and Chaucer's life.  Lots of advertising for books but an interesting page.
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Biography from Catholic Encyclopedia
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One page Essay
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Dante Alighieri
Biography Extensive site including work, the times he wrote in, maps, and more.
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One page Essay
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William Shakespeare
 Shakespeare Research Center Very nice site with lots of information and links to other good sites.
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William Shakespeare Large site with good amount of information on play writer.
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Other Notables           

Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc Bibliography by Catholic Encyclopedia.
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One Page Essay
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Trial of Joan of Arc 
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Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor of Aquitaine
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Eric the Reds Saga
   
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Nicolaus Copernicus
One page Biography
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Biography from Scientific Perspective
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Lief Ericson
Report by Kevin A. Weitemier    
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John Gutenberg
Johannas Gutenberg 3 sections done - others still to be translated from German - looks good so far.  Includes pictures and descriptions.   
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One page Biography
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The Galileo Project Very in-depth site of times of Galileo.  Information about Galileo, himself, is scattered thought out site. Links to other people and works during time of Galileo.  Good site for more in-depth research. 
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Marco Polo
Biography In relations to the city of Korcula.  Large set of essays.  Includes links to other sites.
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One page Essay
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Saldin One page essay on this Islamic leader of the Third Crusade.
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Robin Hood Project Site linking to illustrations and writing about the legend of Robin Hood.
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Sir William Wallace Historical person depicted in movie Braveheart.
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Other Biographies Sites

Forty-five One Page Biographies Covers many important people in Middle Ages.
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English Monarchs in Middle Ages Covers eighteen reigns with one page essays.
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English Kings and Queens of Middle Ages Covers period from 866 to 1603 AD.
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French Monarchs in Middle Ages From 768 to 1547 AD with short biographies on each.
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Rulers of Scotland Full list with selected biographies.
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Queens and other Famous Women of Middle Ages Over twenty-five biographies.
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Famous People and Monarch of Middle Ages Organized alphabetically with color codes to indicate the century in which they lived. Links to genealogies and short biographies.
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