Historian Hannah Skoda tackles some common misconceptions about the middle ages, from irrational peasants and filthy towns, to powerless women and mindless violence.

History events: Medieval Life and Death

Get the lowdown on everyday life in the medieval era, with a day of talks from leading historians in 2020. You can catch the event in London or York, and both days will include five lectures, a buffet lunch and refreshments.

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