1_Ratking Several museums around the world contain bizarre once-living artifacts of a pseudo-legendary beast from the Middle Ages called a “rat king.” A rat king is formed when several rats have their tails fused together, whether by knotting or being somehow glued together. The result is a small horde of rats all facing outward from the central knot, presumably forced to act as one composite beast. The more fanciful accounts hold that one leader rat is suspended in the middle and acts as…
In the Middle Ages black cats were believed to be connected to witchcraft, and Indonesia it's thought that cats control the weather!. Check out these 6 amazing cat supersitions from around the world http://www.styletails.com/2016/05/13/6-amazing-cat-supersitions-from-all-over-the-world/
A reveler is hit by an orange during the Carnival battle in Ivrea, Italy on February 19, 2012. Dressed up as Middle Age kings' guards, a group of men ride in a horse-drawn carriage and pelt 'foot soldiers' with oranges as thousands of people gather to re-enact a Middle Age battle when the townsfolk of Ivrea overthrew an evil king.
In the Middle Ages, mistletoe was associated with fertility and vitality. While it’s unclear exactly how it came to become a Christmas kissing tradition all around the world… there is a slight connection to ancient beliefs. I don’t know about you, but I haven’t really seen too many mistletoes hanging in recent years. It seems like... View Article
Winter in England in the Middle Ages.... And in case anyone doesn't know whether to believe this or not, here's a better description about what the weather was like all around the world at that time. http://www.eh-resources.org/timeline/timeline_me.html