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 KNIGHTS

The making of a knight:

Chivalry:

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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