The Medieval Messenger

The Medieval Messenger

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This is one in a series of books which presents facts about various periods in history through the use of a fictional tabloid newspaper. The Medieval Messenger depicts in lurid detail the terrors and triumphs of the Middle Ages.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 212 x 270 x 8mm | 140.61g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 0746027494
  • 9780746027493

Table of contents

Part 1 News: Dark Ages over!; crusaders special; keyhole surgeon faces lockup; dead Genghis in bloodbath horror; French play dirty at Chateau Gaillard; mystery plague rocks Europe; Wat's got what? Wat Tyler gets terminated; horoscope and messenger comment. Part 2 Features: food - fat food for fast days; farming - the sheep are taking over; religion - what's new at the Spanish inquisition; superstitions - don't walk under that ladder!, how superstitious are you?; heraldry - is your quartered escutcheon purfled and hurty?; etiquette - Mistress Manners answers your earnest queries; literary - which is best, parchment or paper?; business - loaves in number fiasco; messenger personal columns - your chance to meet Master or Mistress Right; games galore! - win a pilgrimage with our fabulous spot the battle axe competition!!.
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32 ratings
4.21 out of 5 stars
5 38% (12)
4 50% (16)
3 9% (3)
2 3% (1)
1 0% (0)
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