Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death

April 2016

Ep1 - A Good Birth

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A Good Birth - Historian and author Helen Castor, presenter of the popular series She-Wolves, explores how the people of the Middle Ages handled the most fundamental moments of transition in life: birth, marriage and death. In doing so she reveals h...

Ep2 -A Good Marriage

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A Good Marriage - Unlike birth and death, which are inescapable facts of life, marriage is rite of passage made by choice and in the Middle Ages it wasn’t just a choice made by bride and groom, they were often the last pieces in a puzzle, put togeth...

Ep3 - A Good Death

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A Good Death - Most of the time we try not to think about death, but the people of the Middle Ages didn't have that luxury. Death was always close at hand, for young and old, rich and poor - even before the horrors of the Black Death, which killed m...