Have you ever wondered what the medieval era was actually like? Aside from our culture's stereotypical impression of court jesters performing, knights saving damsels in distress, and kings and queens garbed in the fanciest regalia, of course. These stories look at what the historical records tell us about the medieval era: the religious wars, the torture methods ulilized as common punishments, revolts against class inequality, and more fascinating tidbits about what life was really like for people in those distant centuries.
It wasn't all just swords and lances...
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