Medieval Times & Medieval Life

Medieval Chronicles - Discover our medieval past in hundreds of factual, informative and easy to understand articles. See how the medieval times looked by clicking on any of the hundreds of images available or use the drop down menu in the menu bar to see all the medieval categories that are available. We have all the information you need about the places, events and daily lives of medieval people from the lowly peasant to the most famous Kings and Queens of medieval times.

The medieval times of our history was packed with amazing Kings, Knights, events, inventions, peoples, battles and wars etc that shaped future generations and led to many advancements in our civilisation.

There were some very dark periods in medieval times such as the Spainish inquisitions, Black Death and the gruesome medieval torture techniques that were inflicted on many victims in medieval castle dungeons. We have chronicled the good and bad periods of medieval times equally hopefully leaving no stone unturned in our quest to accurately chronicle our medieval past.

Medieval People

Medieval People

Learn about medieval rulers who controlled medieval society, Medieval nobility helped the king control peasants and commoners Read more about the Medieval People >>

Medieval Castles

Medieval Castles Roof Tops

Formidable Medieval Castles were constructed across England and Europe to protect Royalty and Nobility from their enemies and outside threats   Read more about the Medieval Castles >>

Medieval Weapons

All kinds of medieval weapons such as swords and siege weapons were being developed as battles raged across medieval Europe Read more about the Medieval Weapons >>

Medieval Armour & Shields

Medieval Armor and Shields

Armor and shields improved as medieval technology improved, earlier medieval armor and shields were no match for later designs Read more about the Medieval Armour & Shields >>

Medieval Battles & Wars

Medieval Wars and Medieval Battles

There were many brutal wars throughout medieval times such as the Battle of Hastings, the quality of weaponry and armour were deciding factors Read more about the Medieval Battles & Wars >>

Medieval Clothing

Medieval Clothing

Medieval clothing made big advancements during medieval times from the basic materials used such as wool due to the discovery of new materials Read more about the Medieval Clothing >>

Medieval Knights

Medieval Knights

The legendary Medieval Knights favourite weapon was the sword, it had special meaning to them and they lived their lives by the Code of Chivalry Read more about the Medieval Knights >>

Medieval Music

Medieval Music Medieval Lute

Medieval Music was very important to medieval people and they loved to be entertained by all types of musicians like Troubadours Read more about the Medieval Music >>

Medieval Torture Devices

Medieval Torture Devices

Medieval torture devices were designed to cause maximum pain to the victim, medieval torture devices were gruesome and usually caused death Read more about the Medieval Torture Devices >>

Medieval Swords

Medieval Sword and Chainmail

There were many types of Medieval swords such as Arming swords, Shortswords, Longswords and Broadswords Read more about the Medieval Swords >>

Medieval Food

Medieval Food

Medieval Food was organic and people ate a natural diet of meat, fish, vegetables and berries. Medieval people usually drank water or ale Read more about the Medieval Food >>

Medieval Life

Medieval Life

Medieval life was much easier if you were lucky enough to be a nobleman, knight or even a King, Medieval life for peasants was usually hard Read more about the Medieval Life >>

Medieval Times History

Medieval History

Medieval history spanned around one thousand years from the late 4th century until around the end of the 15th century. Read more about the Medieval Times History >>

Medieval Art

Medieval Art

Gothic and Byzantine Art were popular in medieval times as were other forms of art and architecture, most medieval art could be seen in the church  Read more about the Medieval Art >>

Medieval Europe

Medieval Europe

Medieval Europe was in a constant state of warfare, some of the most powerful Medieval countries in Europe were England, France, Spain and Italy Read more about the Medieval Europe >>

Medieval Kings

Medieval Kings

Medieval Kings ruled over the people in medieval times, in 1066 the feudal system was introduced which further consolidated the power of medieval kings. Read more about the Medieval Kings >>

The Crusades

The Crusades

The were many crusades during the medieval times, the most famous and most talked about of these were the first four crusades to the Holy Lands.  Read more about the The Crusades >>

Medieval Architecture

Medieval Architecture

Medieval architecture had distinctive architectural characteristics and designs such as Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic & Tudor architecture. Read more about the Medieval Architecture >>

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