The Middle Ages is a period of history that is often seen through the eyes of the elite, but what was life like for ordinary people? This compendium of the best articles from BBC History Magazine offers the ultimate guide to everyday life in the medieval era – from religion and the social order, to sex, superstition and survival.
Inside you will find:
- The horrors of the Black Death
- A fascinating insight into the medieval psyche
- City life and the dangers it posed
- Medieval lingerie
- London’s biggest stinks