Young Girls from the Middle Ages

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May Day

Happy May 1st! Mayday was celebrated in the medieval times but began as a spring festival. The Romans began the celebration as a festival to honor Flora, the goddess of flowers. In the Christian church, May was seen as the month of Mary, and flower bouquets were […]

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Meet Adele, Daughter of William the Conquerer

Adele was the daughter of William of Normandy (also known as William the Conquerer) and Matilda of Flanders. William eventually conquered England and became King there. Adele was born around the year 1062 in Normandy, France. There are some sources that say William and Mathilda had 10 […]

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