The Middle Ages in 5 Facts

The Middle Ages in 5 Facts

By History Hit

Where is the grave of King Arthur? What was the worst year in human history? Who were the most fractious royal siblings? What were the origins of humble pie? Which monsters pre-occupied Medieval minds?

In this episode, Gone Medieval’s co-hosts Matt Lewis and Dr. Eleanor Janega delve into some of the big Medieval questions, obscure facts and bizarre stories featured in History Hit Miscellany, our fascinating and entertaining new book published this month.

The History Hit Miscellany was published on September 28, visit to order from your favourite book shop.

This episode was edited by Joseph Knight and produced by Rob Weinberg.

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