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Did castles have bathrooms? : and other questions about the Middle Ages / by Ann Kerns ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson.

Authors: Kerns, Ann, 1959-
Call number: j909.07 KER
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner, c2011.
Publication date: c2011.
Subject: Middle Ages -- Juvenile literature.
Civilization, Medieval -- Juvenile literature.
Europe -- History -- 476-1492 -- Juvenile literature.
Europe -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Is that a fact?
Title: Did castles have bathrooms? : and other questions about the Middle Ages / by Ann Kerns ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson.
Physical description: 40 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents note: Are the Middle Ages the same as the dark ages? -- Did medieval knights really joust? -- Did people in medieval England talk like we do? -- Did King Arthur really rule England during the Middle Ages? -- Did most medieval people only live until age thirty? -- Is it true that most people couldn't read or write in the Middle Ages? -- Did a terrible plague really kill millions during the Middle Ages? -- Did Robin Hood really steal from the rich and give to the poor? -- Is it true that kids in the Middle Ages married when they were only twelve? -- Did castles have bathrooms? -- Did knights begin the custom of shaking hands? -- Did a knight in armor weigh so much that he had to be lifted onto his horse? -- Did medieval castles really have moats and drawbridges to keep enemies out? -- Is it true that most medieval people never traveled more than a few miles from home? -- Were medieval peasants slaves? -- Did medieval barbers really double as dentists? -- Did medieval kings make people into knights by tapping them with a sword?
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Added author: Thompson, Colin W.
ISBN: 9780761349150 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
0761349154 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2009050429
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1263628
Bib No.: 1263628

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