Here’s a fun site for history lovers. Medieval Myths Bingo breaks down a number of myths about the middle ages.
It’s super-easy to navigate. You can click on a myth to be taken to the explanation. Or just scroll down and read the entire article.
You’ll learn that the ideas of bad sanitation, bad teeth, and bad health are somewhat exaggerated. It turns out there was actually a pretty big soap industry in Europe during that time period.
Plus get the real scoop about knights, the clergy, women’s rights, and other fascinating topics.
You can click here to check it out:
I was a bit disappointed they left out one of my favorite Medieval Myths. That one being chastity belts. But you can click here to learn about that tall tale: https://cynmackley.com/2018/07/24/everything-youve-heard-about-chastity-belts-is-a-lie/