What did kings eat in medieval times?

Answer Royalty in medieval times consumed wheat as grain in their bread—a luxury not available to the masses. Basics like salt and meat were also expensive and largely reserved for the rich, who enjoyed... Read More »

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Why were there kings and queens in medieval times?

Kings and queens existed before medieval times, and may have been called chieftains, emperors or empresses. In medieval Europe, kings and queens provided protection from foreign invaders, leading t... Read More »

When did the Medieval times end?

The Medieval times, also known as the Middle Ages, lasted from approximately 1066, the year that the Normans took over England, to 1485, the year that King Richard III died, according to Middle-age... Read More »

At what age could you become a nun in medieval times?

During medieval times, a girl or woman could enter a convent, beginning the process of becoming a nun, at any age. This process usually took about one year. While some young girls were dedicated to... Read More »

What was education like in medieval times?

The majority of people in medieval times were illiterate; only the wealthy and powerful had access to education. Academic instruction was for the most part considered unnecessary for women in any s... Read More »