The Twelfth Century

The Household provide a professional unit of soldiers and specialise in the portrayal of castle garrisons. The Household's living history displays provide an insight into life as part of an Anglo-Norman household and include feasts, crafts, music, an armoury, a chapel and much more.

A decorated pie from an authentic twelfth-century feast made by The Household's cook.
The Household's musicians performing twelfth-century music on replica period instruments.
The Household drill together to fight as a unit.
The Household defending the walls of Kenilworth Castle during a siege.