Explore British medieval life, including clothing and recipes, learn about medieva weapons and navigate through medieval occupations and jobs.
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.
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.
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.