Medieval Life

The lifestyles of medieval peasants

Harsh And Even Harsher

The life of a peasant was very difficult. They had to do the kings dirty work like farming and bringing water in from the rivers and streams. They also had to obey the kings and queens which sometimes was very difficult.

Health and Hygiene

The lives of everyone during the period were subject to illness and disease. The underlying cause of many of the illnesses was due to the lack of sanitation, but Medieval Doctors did not make this link until after the outbreak of the Black Death.
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Medieval Monks

Everyday the monks had a lot of chores to do like reaping, sowing, plowing, binding, teaching the boys, haymaking, and threshing.
The Middle Ages in 3 1/2 minutes

The Black Plague

The Black Plague was a very awful plague that killed a ton of people and some kings. Some of the symptoms were fever chills headache and weakness.