Some tropes are so ingrained in Medieval-inspired fantasy stories that it's tempting to think that they represent real aspects of Medieval life. But often these stories are just reinforcing myths and misconceptions about life in the Middle Ages.
MEDIEVAL COTTAGE LIFE - Now when I am talking about medieval houses here, I am not talking about the big stately homes occupied by wealthy land barons or nobility, I’m talking about the small peasant workers cottages you still find renovated in many small villages around the UK.
Medieval lantern, found in Smithfield, London (copper alloy) is a beautiful piece of preserved architectural history from the UK. Cultural Historian Emme Chatterton explores objects of social significance from the past and present in the Paper Duchesses Journal.