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It’s Tuesday, so I’m a day behind, but hopefully the adage “better late than never” applies and this post is worth waiting an extra day!
When we think of medieval building construction, our first thought is of castles, cathedrals, and the large, sturdy Tudor style structures. These types of buildings still remain today for us to look at and enjoy, even if only in video and photographs. But those were built by the well-to-do, and they were meant to last for a long period of time. However, this is not what the average person lived in, particularly in the early half of the Middle Ages. Peasant homes were far more temporary than what we’re accustomed to, and quite a bit less luxurious.
A standard home would have only one or two rooms with beaten earth floors, sometimes with an open breezeway in the middle. A larger structure might have a…
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