1. Homes in the Middle Ages

Were Cold, Damp, and Dark

2. Key terms

2. Tapestries-

a fabric consisting of a warp upon which colored threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, used for wall hangings, furniture coverings,etc

2. Tallow-

the fatty tissue or suet of animals.

2.Tapestries were inside the house on the walls to keep warmth in the house. Windows were soaked in tallow to allow light inside. Garbage and disposal was throwing whatever they didn't need out the window.

3. Women stayed in the homes

3.The women stayed at home to do chores during the day. The daughters were at the home learning to do chores and to be a wife and mother.
The homes of the rich were more elaborate than the peasants' homes.

4.Many peasant families ate, slept, and spent time together in very small quarters, rarely more than one or two rooms. 4.The houses had thatched roofs and were easily destroyed.

5. What are tapestries?
5. What did the daughters do?


Homes in the Middle ages were cold, damp, and dark.They had no garbage disposal and weren't very steady. I don't like homes in the middle ages.


Brianna Wallace 3rd period