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How children died in medieval England

How children died in medieval England

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Medieval comedy at the movies

Comedians take aim at the Middle Ages

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Did people really stop washing in the Middle Ages?

When I was taught history, the conventional wisdom was that after the fall of the Roman Empire – the bathhouses were shut down and people stank to high heaven. Not only did people refuse to wash but they even venerated…

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Secrets of the Knights Templar revealed!

Secrets of the Knights Templar revealed on The Templar Knight blog such as how they wore their hair and eating habits

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Jews and the Knights Templar – a complex relationship

The relationship between the Jews and the Knights Templar was complex with the knights protecting Jewish people

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London riots – medieval style!

London has been having riots for centuries whether it was over the 14th century poll tax or a hatred of a particular queen – it’s always been a rough city

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Ironclad – not historically accurate but a fun Templar movie

Ironclad is not factually correct but it’s an amusing take on the Templars and the medieval period

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Season of the Witch – Nicholas Cage and the Templars

Season of the Witch is what you expect with a Nicholas Cage movie – it’s fun and a romp but don’t expect something terribly serious

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Funeral effigies – how the dead appeared at their own burial

Wooden figures of the dead were often placed next to tombs – life like images of the deceased

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Gothic letters as painted by monks in to medieval bibles

These are some royalty free images of Gothic letters that I thought were very attractive and have decided to share with you for no particular reason, other than a shared interest in this period.

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