Exploring life in medieval England from the Normans to the end of the Wars of the Roses, this volume reveals cruel punishments, awful food and questionable medicines as well as explaining feudalism, the Black Death and the excesses of the Church ('religious rip-offs'!).
The long-running Horrible Histories series has generated an equally successful TV programme, mixing jokes and fun trivia with facts about key historical events, juicy gossip about the great and the good and insights into the everyday life of ordinary people. Cartoons, lists, quizzes and games help to make the history memorable. Age 7+