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Medieval England. In Medieval England life wasn't exactly what you would call easy, people got it hard

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Medieval England. In Medieval England life wasn't exactly what you would call easy, people got it hard especially the non-wealthy. The wealthy had it easier than the poor because they never had to do work, they had slaves to do all their work for them. Because the poorer people had to do work, it made them more exposed to all the diseases which is why so many of them died. The People of Medieval England lived in houses which had no ventilation and straw roofs. They were extremely un-hygienic also, they didn't wash things properly which made all their cooking utensils and bowls etc dirty that made them sick because they were eating out of dirty things. Their houses had no windows or doors there door was just an opening in there house with no way to close off or anything. ...read more.


There hygiene was also very disgraceful, that is yet another reason why they died so often, because they didn't keep themselves clean and dirty things like fleas and lice would be attracted to them, and they could be carrying diseases and pass them on to them. They hardly ever had baths of washed their clothes and when they did they'd bathe in dirty water and wash their clothes in dirty water so there wasn't much point anyway because they'd just be getting back into the same dirty clothes. They never cleaned inside their houses so it was always dirty, and insects and things were crawling around everywhere, and if they ever did get diseases they would most likely die because there is nothing to treat the diseases. ...read more.


The Normans were master castle builders, the castles were a sign of Norman power and might. There were 2 different kinds of castles: Motte and Bailey Castles which were made of wood and easy to put up and square keep Castles which were made of stone so they lasted longer. And as time moved on they could afford to build bigger castles known as Concentric Castles. In conclusion Medieval People survived the way they lived back then, even though they never ate properly they had bad hygiene and a lot died of diseases, but still a lot survived. I really enjoyed researching on this topic because it made me realize how badly people lived back then and how good we live and how lucky we really are. ...read more.

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