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Revision as of 23:37, 19 November 2003

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).

Money

  • coins
  • purses
  • taxes
  • foreign coin
  • worth of goods

Shopping

  • shops
  • markets
  • fairs
  • what to sell?

Food

  • meal times
  • common ingredients
  • for the poor
  • for the rich
  • recipes

Clothing

  • fabrics
  • clothing styles
  • fashion
  • acessories
  • taylors

Entertainment

Education

  • universities
  • apprenticeships

Religion

  • the church

Travel

  • overland
  • oversea
  • crusades
  • pilgrimages
  • foreign places
  • duties and customs

History

Medicine

  • medicine
  • birth
  • death and cemetaries
  • hospitals

Noble heirachy

Crafts (as in what specialist tradesmen do)

  • guilds
  • names for specialist craftsmen

Reading

  • Basic General Books on 12th Century Life (a good place to start)
  • Specialist Books on Aspects of 12th Century Life
  • Links to good web resources
  • Novels set in this period