Medieval England

Catch up on all the “Medieval Mondays” posts.

(New ones are added on the last Monday of each month.)

Cooking and feasting - The Bayeux Tapestry, circa 1070, England

Cooking and feasting – The Bayeux Tapestry, circa 1070, England (source)

MEDIEVAL SEX

Proper sexual conduct as dictated by the medieval Church

THE MEDIEVAL CHURCH

The influence and services of the Church

MEDIEVAL KNIGHTS

The making of a knight:

Chivalry:

Knights at war:

THE MEDIEVAL YEAR

Holidays and feast days:

MEDIEVAL ENTERTAINMENT

Pastimes shared by upper and lower classes:

Upper class amusements:

Tournaments

Hunting

Falconry

MEDIEVAL MARRIAGE

Finding a suitable partner:

Endowments, betrothal, and the medieval marriage ceremony:

Medieval married life:

Medieval divorce:

THE FEUDAL SYSTEM

What it was:

Feudal obligations:

Life under the feudal system:

MEDIEVAL CASTLES

Exterior:

Interior:

MEDIEVAL FOOD

Food production and preservation:

Recipes and food preparation:

The serving and eating of meals:

MEDIEVAL CLOTHING

INTRODUCTION to the “Medieval Mondays” blog series

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