11 ‘Facts’ From Medieval History That Are Simply Wrong
What was life like in the Middle Ages? If you believe what you’ve seen in the movies, or maybe even what your history teacher told you, you might expect people to die young, never bathe, know nothing about what’s going on outside. their communities, and had a good chance of being tortured. in the castle dungeon if they said something bad about the church or the king. Virtually none of this is true. Here are the “facts” we’ve all been wrong about.