Castle Life - Medieval Food and Cooking. Click for article.

The cooking pot and adjustable hook from the thirteenth-century Maciejowski Bible. Leads to a great overview page of all things Medieval life, but I disagree about the bathing part. People were cleaner in the Medieval ages than the late Renaissance!

Honey Cakes: An ancient treat, dripping with honey goodness, very easy to make. And addictive. Perfect with afternoon tea. From The Circle of Ceridwen Cookery Book(let) / A Journey though Medieval Life octavia.net

Honey Cakes: An ancient treat, dripping with honey goodness, very easy to make. And addictive. Perfect with afternoon tea. From The Circle of Ceridwen Cookery Book(let) / A Journey though Medieval Life

Feudal System in Medieval Europe. Mystery of History Volume 2, Lesson 56 #MOHII56

Feudalism: the dominant social system in medieval Europe, in which the nobility held lands from the crown in exchange for military services

Boot (image 1) | early to mid 14th century | leather | Museum of London | ID #: BC72[250]<3698>

Boot Production Date: Late Medieval: early - century Measurements: H 185 mm; L 200 mm; W 75 mm Materials: leather

A Medieval kitchen.  Wonder if this is the real thing or a reproduction?  Not many survived the victorians intact.

Similar to the Eslein kitchen, but bigger, and less cluttered with tables and benches and a settle and all the people!

Detail of shops lining a medieval street, to the right a merchant selling spices, sugar and advertizing "bon hypocras". Gilles de Rome, Livre du gouvernement des princes. France, 15th century. Paris, BnF, Arsenal 5062 fol. 149 v

Detail of shops lining a medieval street, to the right a merchant selling spices, sugar and advertizing "bon hypocras".

10 Worst Misconceptions About Medieval Life You'd Get From Fantasy Books                                                                                                                                                                                 More

10 Worst Misconceptions About Medieval Life You'd Get From Fantasy Books

The signora in green always gets picked first for a snowballer team.   detail from a fresco in Buonconsiglio Castle, c. 1405-1410. [Epic Medieval Snowball Fights]

Epic Medieval Snowball Fights

Medieval lantern, found in Smithfield, London (copper alloy) is a beautiful piece of preserved architectural history from the UK.  Cultural Historian Emme Chatterton explores objects of social significance from the past and present in the Paper Duchesses Journal.

Medieval lantern, found in Smithfield, London (copper alloy) is a beautiful piece of preserved architectural history from the UK

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