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Title:
Did castles have bathrooms? : and other questions about the Middle Ages / by Ann Kerns ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson.
Call Number:
j909.07 KER
Publication Date:
c2011.
Publisher:
Minneapolis : Lerner, c2011.
Physical Description:
40 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents:
Are the Middle Ages the same as the dark ages? -- Did medieval knights really joust? -- Did people in medieval England talk like we do? -- Did King Arthur really rule England during the Middle Ages? -- Did most medieval people only live until age thirty? -- Is it true that most people couldn't read or write in the Middle Ages? -- Did a terrible plague really kill millions during the Middle Ages? -- Did Robin Hood really steal from the rich and give to the poor? -- Is it true that kids in the Middle Ages married when they were only twelve? -- Did castles have bathrooms? -- Did knights begin the custom of shaking hands? -- Did a knight in armor weigh so much that he had to be lifted onto his horse? -- Did medieval castles really have moats and drawbridges to keep enemies out? -- Is it true that most medieval people never traveled more than a few miles from home? -- Were medieval peasants slaves? -- Did medieval barbers really double as dentists? -- Did medieval kings make people into knights by tapping them with a sword?
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributors:
Horizon Bib Number:
1263628
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