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The Winchester Geese – medieval prostitution

The Winchester Geese were medieval prostitutes and this blog looks at how they got their name.

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Horrific medieval medical treatments!

Medieval medicine appears very strange to people today. Disease was associated with sin and wrongdoing as Tony McMahon discovers

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Terrible and random acts of violence in medieval Europe!

Stephen Pinker writes about some of the terrible and random acts of violence in medieval Europe

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Telling the time in the Middle Ages

Telling the time in the Middle Ages was not an exact science but there were smart ways of knowing the hour of the day

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Torture and violence – medieval style!

Medieval torture and violence was shocking for its frequency with the state executing and torturing in the name of the law and crime rampant

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