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middle ages 2nd

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Torrin Andrews

on 3 February 2012

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Was it all muck and misery in the middle ages Welcome to the middle ages Well was it really like that? Well we're going to find out PUNISHMENTS in the middle ages you would of got hanged for stealing clothes or food.
there were village consatables who whatched gaurd and if they saw a criminal they would raise the hue and cry which ment that anyone that was out on the street had to chase the criminal. The people in the middle ages decided if they were guilty by law and order. There were ways like the ordeal by cold water and the ordeal by cake or the ordeal by fire or the ordeal by combat etc. Fun In the middle ages they did have fun they played sports they had entertainment there were books and there were hoidays. in the middle ages they played sports like archery and football but the king then banned football because he was scared that football was a waste and he needed the men to do more archery to prepare for wars and battles.

They had entertainment, there were travelling acrobats, wrestlers, jugglers and story tellers.

They had books but only a few people could read but the numbers increased a lot.

The people in the middle ages had a lot of holdays more than most people do. they never worked on holy-days , such as easter, christmas and st days. farming The people in the middle ages did not do all there work by hand they used something called a plough. They got pigs tied them to the plough the pigs would the walk across the field. The plough had sharp points at the bottom of the plough then the farmer would scatter the seads in the grooves of soil. the ploughwas the closes thing to a machine. Women also did work. Every women in an ordinary village had a spinnig wheel which they worked with. No matter how big the farmers field is farming was always good. Every bit of farming depended on the weather. Village Life in the
Middle Ages The peasants, including serfs, freeman and villians, on a manor lived close together in one or more villages. Their small houses would be grouped about an open space (the "green"), or on both sides of a single, narrow street. The only important buildings were the parish church, the parsonage, a mill, if a stream ran through the manor, and possibly a blacksmith's shop. The population of one of these villages often did not often exceed one hundred people. Traveling Horses, horse-drawn carriages, ships, barges and walking (which is what a lot of people did). Most people didn't travel long distances, never traveling more than 10 miles from where they were born. Homes in the Middle Ages Most medieval homes were thatch-roofed, and one-roomed houses which were cold, damp, and dark. Sometimes it was warmer and lighter outside the home than within its walls. For security purposes, windows, when they were present, were very small openings with wooden shutters that were closed at night or in bad weather. In the middle ages there were some good things and really dirty sloppy things. So was it all muck and misery in the middle ages. They ploughed and steered the oxen
they scatered a
whole field
worth of seeds by hand So to conclude, we can now say, bearing in mind all the infomation we have collected it wasn't all muck and misery in the middle ages. ~ Most people in medieval Europe were very religious.
~ They took their babies to church to be christened and when they died they were buried in the churchyard.
~ The Catholic Church was based at Rome and headed by the Pope.
~ The Catholic Church was run by the
~ Only certain men could become priests.

Religion in the middle ages Freedom in the Middle ages

As the Middle Ages passed, the numbers of slaves declined, then more and more serfs were liberated. All of the public were divided into villagers, poor freemans, rich freemans and Lords & ladies. Thse were chose by the lords & ladies. The villagers had to stay in the village, the freemans could leave the village and the lords & ladies rueled the village.

Sickness in the middle ages Living in the middle ages would have been a hard life compared to how we live now but catching a disease or illness would have been even tougher. The middle ages are known to some people as 'the measly middle ages'. Measles are one of the most contagious viral disease'. Also in the middle ages, the years of 1348-1350 were the years of the plague(the black death). work
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