Explore British medieval life, including clothing and recipes, learn about medieva weapons and navigate through medieval occupations and jobs.
Middle Ages Farmers or Peasants harvested crops using sickles and scythes.
Middle Ages Stone Carvers etched tombstones and carved statues and tools.
Middle Ages knights had to go through years of training in the use of weapons, horsemanship and medieval warfare.
Medieval astrologers were highly respected scholars who believed that the movements of the stars influenced things on earth.
Middle Ages Carpenters cut timber to make fences, wooden beams, planks, windows and doors, and furniture.
Being a sailor in the middle ages meant living a lonely and difficult life, as they would often set sail for months or even a year at a time.
Innkeeping was one of the most lucrative occupations of the Middle ages, although it carried also a lot of responsibility.
Medieval apothecaries were the ancestors of the modern GP. They sold wine, spices, herbs and medicines.
During the late Middle Ages, tabards (a type of short coat) were used by men all around Europe.
The Hood could be part of a cloak or cape, or worn as a separate form of headgear.
In the 11th century, women wore dresses that were similar to men’s tunics.
Medieval trousers were traditionally worn under a short tunic or with a small cloak and were ankle length.
The tunic is a garment usually simple in style and reaching from the shoulders to the hips or knees.
The Cloak was worn over indoor clothing and protected the wearer from the cold, rain or wind.