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Making Rent in the Middle Ages (Medieval Mondays #4b)

In modern times, rents on property are paid in money.  In the medieval England and elsewhere, however, payment for a vassal’s fief or a villein’s farmland took a rather different form. 1,131 more words



With Thanksgiving here I know that it will only be a matter of days until we have the first snow fall. When I think of the period hundreds of years ago known as medieval times, I always picture those who lived in that time surrounded by that same cold weather day in and day out. 440 more words

Medieval Recipes

FX cancels The Bastard Executioner after one season

When I discovered that FX had cancelled this show I was totally bummed.

It had a great cast, beautiful locations and a some what taboo story but well worth watching.  287 more words

Cultural Influence

Like medieval times? Then visit Provins!

When I was living in Paris, I had the opportunity to visit the most beautiful medieval city: Provins. It’s not so far from Paris. You can even get there using the RER lines. 134 more words


Top Ten of What I Am severely Thankful For...#21

Top Ten list

  1. no chamber pots
  2. drive thru car washes
  3. Taco Bell in the 80’s (29 cent tacos)  A whole 1.19 now!
  4. Hay Day-I fulfill everyone’s needs…
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With winter coming on, anyone who’s been to the ruins of a medieval castle is likely to think that castles must have been cold, draughty places. 9 more words


Telling Time Through Time

Did you ever wonder how people told time without clocks? Time travelers beware! Watch your lingo! (Get it… watch? Ah… time puns.) In the medieval times, they did not tell time as they do today. 191 more words