QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Medieval England?

The physician's assistant consulting a herbarium in the infirmary at Pallavicino Castle
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Most of us were forced to learn about the Middle Ages and the Black Plague in school. Even so, most people carry around misinformation regarding this period, such as the misconception that people didn’t bathe during that era. Does your knowledge of Medieval England transcend these basic facts? Do you know the purpose of gargoyles and which sport became illegal? If you do, you’ll want to test more of your Medieval Ages knowledge with this quiz. Perhaps you know so much about that era that you could even live there, even though no one would want to.