Medieval myths

Hannah Skoda tackles some common misconceptions about the middle ages, from irrational peasants to mindless violence

Deer hunt, 15th century, workshop of the Bedford Breviary. (Photo by Getty Images)

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

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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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