Medieval Occupations and Jobs: Butcher. History of Butchers & Types of Meat

Medieval Butcher

Middle Ages butchers prepared meat, fish, and fowl for the people in a castle or a city. They sometimes had stalls in a marketplace.

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Medieval Weapons: Mangonel.
Siege Engines and Others

Medieval Mangonel

The mangonel is a medieval siege weapon similar to a catapult, used for throwing projectiles at a castle’s wall.

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British Medieval Castles: Kirby Castle. Image courtesy of Walwyn and Flickr Commons.
East Midlands England

Kirby Castle

Kirby Castle is a ruined fortified manor house in Leicestershire built by Lord Hastings in 1480.

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