Medieval Life special: the ultimate guide to daily life in the Middle Ages

Medieval lingerie, the horrors of the Black Death and the dangers of city life are explored in a new BBC History Magazine medieval special

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Pulling together the very best magazine articles, BBC History Magazine‘s Medieval Life special reveals what life was like for ordinary people in the Middle Ages – from religion and the social order, to sex, superstition and survival.

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Highlights include London’s biggest stinks; a guide to 14th-century shopping, and an exploration of the medieval psyche. Our special also reveals how to build a medieval castle, and explains what Magna Carta meant to the English.

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Order your copy today for £9.99, with free UK postage for BBC History Magazine subscribers (£11.49 for all other UK residents, EUR £12.99, ROW £13.49).

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Alternatively, you can you download the digital edition via the BBC History Magazine app on iPad or iPhone.