my year in middle

  • Period: Jan 1, 1250 to Dec 31, 1250

    my year

  • Jan 4, 1250

    falling in love and marriage

    Grooms, on the average, were much older than their brides. Noble women sometimes didn't marry until the age of 24, but this was rare. More than 3/4 were married before they reached 19. By today's standards, western Europe was inhabited by the young, with more than half of the population under 20 years of age.
  • Jan 6, 1250

    medieval house

    Houses of poor country people were one story and had dirt floors, or possibly floors covered with flat stone, if it was easily available. Poor town folk often lived in buildings that had more than one floor. Wealthy people had houses of more than one floor, and the floors would be wood, stone,
  • Jan 10, 1250

    taxation in the middle ages

    Tax in the Middle Ages was known as a tithe, Farmers had to offer a tenth of their harvest, while craftsmen had to offer a tenth of their production.
  • Feb 20, 1250

    mediecal feast

    The hall of the old times was the place of choice for a Medieval Feast. It was the place where the household gathered together, and the lords and his dependants sat down in social conviviality. It was there that the harp of the minstrel, and the songs of the troubadours exerted their influence in awakening the better feelings of the warlike baron
  • Apr 24, 1250

    work for women

    The daily life of lower class women in the Middle ages was hard. Women were expected to help their peasant husbands with their daily chores as well as attending to provisions and the cooking of daily meals and other duties customarily undertaken by women. The daily life for peasant women in the Middle Ages is fully described in the following link:
  • May 25, 1250

    health in the middle ages

    The Health of the Medieval people of the Middle Ages was threatened by the poor hygiene of the period and the lack of basic medical knowledge. The Middle Ages was devastated by the Black Death in England (1348-1350) which killed nearly one third of the population of England. The underlying cause of many of the Middle Ages Health problems and illnesses was due to the lack of sanitation,