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.
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.