Explore British medieval life, including clothing and recipes, learn about medieva weapons and navigate through medieval occupations and jobs.
Medieval Stable Master and Grooms were responsible for horses and stables.
Medieval Cooks usually prepared their food over an open fire. They sometimes shared communal ovens for everyone on the premises of a town.
Domestic servants in the Middle Ages were in charge of procuring, storing, and preparing food.
Medieval Fletchers or arrow makers ofter worked closely with bow makers to fashion arrows.
Middle Ages miners held very dangerous jobs in precarious environments to mine gold and silver.
Messengers in the Middle Ages were lesser diplomats that carried out dangerous but prestigious activities.
Medieval Bowyers crafted bows, crossbows, arrows, and bolts using a variety of woods and tools.
Medieval scribes wrote volumes of work and were often historians, poets, and philosophers.
The Buckle or clasp was used in medieval times to fasten two loose ends of a belt or piece of clothing.
The Hennin was a medieval headdress shaped like a steeple or truncated cone.
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 kirtles or 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.