Before Amsterdam made an international name for itself as a port and trading town, it became known as a place of pilgrimage in the Middle Ages. Thanks to a Eucharistic miracle.
At the end of the first millennium, an agricultural revolution was about to change the lives of the peasants in the Low Countries.
Research institute Huygens ING will set up a new website to access and study medieval manuscripts in Dutch collections.
A small history of the Adornes domain: a unique heritage of the Middle Ages.
In late medieval Flanders, women played an influential role in wars. Not as soldiers on the battlefield, but as messengers or spies.
For a short period in the 16th century, Antwerp was really the centre of the world. Everything was possible, as long as it didn't hinder trade and economy, writes historian Michael Pye in his book The Glory Years.
The only remaining medieval castle in Flanders with a virtually intact defence system faces a new threat.
Nowhere in Western Europe were homosexual men persecuted as much as in Bruges in the late Middle Ages.