10 Worst Misconceptions About Medieval Life You'd Get From Fantasy Books

10 Worst Misconceptions About Medieval Life You'd Get From Fantasy Books

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+Worksheets | If you were a knight, you would have to decorate your outfit with ...

Medieval+Worksheets | If you were a knight, you would have to decorate your outfit with ...

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 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.

Nova 2644 fol.59r Sheep farming: sweet milk, from 'Tacuinum Sanitatis'   Italian School, (14th century)  Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna, Austria  Codex Vindobonensis;  14th (C14th)   Farm Animals  Medieval Life

Nova 2644 fol.59r Sheep farming: sweet milk, from 'Tacuinum Sanitatis' Italian School, (14th century) Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna, Austria Codex Vindobonensis; 14th (C14th) Farm Animals Medieval Life

Epic Medieval Snowball Fights: Another detail from a fresco in Buonconsiglio Castle, c. 1405-1410.  The signora in the green dress ain't fucking around.

Epic Medieval Snowball Fights

Epic Medieval Snowball Fights: Another detail from a fresco in Buonconsiglio Castle, c. 1405-1410. The signora in the green dress ain't fucking around.

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.

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.

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