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The Medieval Messenger By Paul Dowswell

The Medieval Messenger by Paul Dowswell

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Cunningly disguised as a tabloid newspaper, this book depicts in detail the terror, trials, tribulations and triumphs experienced by the people of the Middle Ages. Tabloid-style spreads are accompanied by illustrations, diagrams and photographs.

The Medieval Messenger Summary

The Medieval Messenger by Paul Dowswell

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.

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!!.

Additional information

The Medieval Messenger by Paul Dowswell
Used - Very Good
Usborne Publishing Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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