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Daily life in the [[12th Century]].
 
Daily life in the [[12th Century]].
   
This set of articles is intended to be a scholarly (ie reference your sources) guide to the daily particulars of life in an interesting historical century, particularly in the area of [[England]] and [[France]] because these are easier to research. This is mostly aimed at describing the daily aspects of life (when you ate, how you went shopping, how much it cost, what you did for fun, etc), rather than the grand historical events (although some of these will be needed to be linked to as background too).
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This set of articles is intended to be a scholarly (i.e. reference your sources) guide to the daily particulars of life in an interesting historical century, particularly in the area of [[England]] and [[France]], because these are easier to research. The chief aim is to describe the daily aspects of life (when you ate, how you went shopping, how much it cost, what you did for fun, etc.), rather than the grand historical events (although some of these will be needed to be linked to as background).
   
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==12th Century Topics==
''Money''
 
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===Money===
*coins
 
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*[[12th_Century_coins| coins]]
*purses
 
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*[[12th_Century_monetary_units|monetary units]]
*taxes
 
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*[[12th_Century_purses|significance and use of purses]]
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*[[12th_Century_taxes|taxes]]
 
*foreign coin
 
*foreign coin
*worth of goods
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*[[12th_Century_prices|prices - worth of goods]]
''Shopping''
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===Shopping===
*shops
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*[[12th_Century_shops|shops]]
*markets
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*[[12th_Century_markets|markets]]
*fairs
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*[[12th_Century_fairs|fairs]]
 
*what to sell?
 
*what to sell?
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===Food===
''food''
 
*meal times
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*[[12th_Century_meals|meal times]]
 
*common ingredients
 
*common ingredients
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*[[12th_Century_poor_food|food for the poor or piosly destitute]]
*for the poor
 
 
*for the rich
 
*for the rich
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*recipes
*recepies
 
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*[[12th_Century_feast food|feast food]]
''clothing''
 
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*[[12th_Century_camp food|camp food]]
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===Sanitation===
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*[[12th_Century_sewers|sewers]], or lack thereof
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*[[12th_Century_garderobes|garderobes]]
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*[[12th_Century_bathing|bathing]]
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*[[12th_Century_female_hygiene|female hygiene]]
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*[[12th_Century_food_hygiene|food hygiene]]
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===Clothing===
 
*fabrics
 
*fabrics
 
*clothing styles
 
*clothing styles
*fashion
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*[[12th_Century_fashion|fashion]]
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*accessories
*acessories
 
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*[[12th century underwear]]
*taylors
 
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*tailors
''education''
 
*universities
 
*apprenticeships
 
   
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===Entertainment===
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*music
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** [[troubadour]]s
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*poetry
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*theatre
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*[[12th_Century_drinking|drinking]] (incorporating drinks,taverns, drinking games)
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*[[12th_Century_sex|a friend for the night]]
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*[[12th_Century_Games|Games]]
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*[[12th_Century_Literature|Literature - books for entertainment]]
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*[[12th Century_Fools|Fools]]
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*[[12th Century_feast_entertainment|feast entertainment]]
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===Education and learning===
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*[[12th_Century_early_schooling|early schooling]]
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*[[12th_Century_more_schooling|more schooling]]
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*[[12th_Century_Universities|universities]]
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*[[12th_Century_apprenticeships|apprenticeships]]
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*[[12th_Century_literacy|literacy of the populace including women]]
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''Religion''
 
*the church
 
*the church
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*[[12th_Century_symbolism|a few examples of the symbolism of objects in the 12th century]]
''religion''
 
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*[[12th_Century_myth|some 12th Century Myths]]
''travel''
 
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*[[12th_century-astrology_astronomy|astronomy and astrology]]
*overland
 
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*[[12th_century_calendar|the calendar and timekeeping]]
*oversea
 
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===Travel===
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*[[12th_Century_overland_travel|overland (by Road)]]
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*[[12th_Century_oversea_travel|oversea (by boat)]]
 
*crusades
 
*crusades
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*pilgrimages
*pilgramages
 
 
*foreign places
 
*foreign places
 
 
*duties and customs
 
*duties and customs
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===Achitecture===
''history''
 
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*[[Romanesque Architecture]]
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*churches
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*house exterior
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*house interior layout
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*[[12th_Century_furniture|furniture]]
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*other buildings
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*[[12th_century_gardens|gardens]]
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*[[Wattle and Daub]]
   
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===History===
''medicine''
 
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*[[12th Century]]
*medicine
 
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*[[English Monarchs]]
*birth
 
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** [[Henry I]] Beauclerc (1100-35)
*death and cemetaries
 
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** [[King Stephen]] (1135-54)
*hospitals
 
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** [[Empress Matilda]] (1141)
''noble heirachy"
 
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** [[Henry II]] (1154-89)
''crafts'' (as in what specialist tradesmen do)
 
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** [[Richard I]] the Lionheart (1189-99)
*guilds
 
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** [[John Lackland]] (1199-1216)
*names for specialist craftsmen
 
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*[[crusades]]
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===Medicine===
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*[[12th_Century_medicine|medicine]]
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*[[12th_Century_childbirth|childbirth]]
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*[[12th_Century_death|death and cemeteries]]
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*[[12th_Century_hospitals|hospitals]]
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===War===
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*[[12th_Century_armour|armour]]
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*[[12th century fighting equipment]]
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===Noble hierarchy===
 
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===Crafts (As in what specialist tradesmen do)===
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*[[12th_century_guilds|guilds]]
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*[[12th_century_crafts|crafts known in the 12th century]]
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*[[12th_century_craftsmen|names for specialist craftsmen]]
   
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==Unsorted==
'''Reading'''
 
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*[[12th_Century_proverbs|proverbs]]
*Basic General Books on 12th Century Life (a good place to start)
 
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*[[12th_Century_animals|animals]]
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*[[12th_Century_plants|plants]]
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==Reading==
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*[[12_Century_bibliography|Basic General Books on 12th Century Life (a good place to start)]]
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*[[12_Century_References|References cited in above articles]]
 
*Specialist Books on Aspects of 12th Century Life
 
*Specialist Books on Aspects of 12th Century Life
*Links to good web resources
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*[[12_Century_Links|Links to good web resources]]
*Novels set in this period
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*[[12_Century_novels|Novels set in this period]]
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*[[12_Century_texts|12th Century texts]]
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[[Category:12th century]]

Latest revision as of 21:02, 17 August 2009

Daily life in the 12th Century.

This set of articles is intended to be a scholarly (i.e. reference your sources) guide to the daily particulars of life in an interesting historical century, particularly in the area of England and France, because these are easier to research. The chief aim is to describe the daily aspects of life (when you ate, how you went shopping, how much it cost, what you did for fun, etc.), rather than the grand historical events (although some of these will be needed to be linked to as background).

12th Century Topics

Money

Shopping

Food

Sanitation

Clothing

Entertainment

Education and learning

Religion

Travel

Achitecture

History

Medicine

War

Noble hierarchy

Crafts (As in what specialist tradesmen do)

Unsorted

Reading