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How Did Normal Medieval People Survive Winter? | Tudor Monastery Farm | Chronicle



Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold prepare for the dark winter ahead. But, not before they celebrate their bountiful harvest with a feast, put on a play, and reflect on how the landscape of Britain and the lives of its people were forever changed by the Dissolution.

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  1. @ChronicleMedieval

    October 17, 2022 at 11:40 am

    It's like Netflix for history… 📺 Sign up to History Hit, the world's best history documentary service and get 50% off using the code 'CHRONICLE' 👉

  2. @linobenetti6578

    January 31, 2024 at 5:38 pm

    strong bias against transgenders back in tudor england.
    thankgod modern uk filled the gap and
    undid the injustice.
    kalimera from kalamata….thank u for this great segment

  3. @chrisfesko9920

    January 31, 2024 at 8:29 pm

    So I really Like the part how it talked about how the medieval peasants survived winter. Did you see the part where they were all in the Snow and then the….. oh wait there was no snow. There was no Winter. It did tell me a single thing about how medieval peasants survived winter. What the F**. Why did you title this video this, and then show something completely different. This was the video from before winter. Where is the video when there i winter? What is that call, "How medieval peasants got started in the spring" is that the video which has them surviving in winter? F**

  4. @dominicabollig1918

    February 1, 2024 at 2:22 pm

    Um- excuse me, lead pan?!

  5. @armandzottola1626

    February 1, 2024 at 9:09 pm

    Fascinating and … telling. They lived as long as Romans…to about 40!

  6. @harmoniabalanza

    February 2, 2024 at 3:34 am

    they're not wearing gloves on both hands! And it's gorse!!!

  7. @dumo2276

    February 4, 2024 at 12:04 am

    I love this channel – thank you for the great documentaries/chronicles


    February 4, 2024 at 12:27 am

    I mean…heavy metal poisoning from leaded salt is not considered a serious life threat in Middle Ages from modern perspective, i guess?


    February 4, 2024 at 12:54 am

    Why the bailey is stored with spikes and stalks? Wouldn't it be easier to store the grain alone?

  10. @juliajaeger8175

    February 4, 2024 at 2:54 pm

    I have NEVER seen how salt is made before!!! That was quite a treat!

  11. @lulunaseva6371

    February 4, 2024 at 3:27 pm

    Aku sangat suka konten sejarah ini… Hiburan yang edukatif.

  12. @marcinha1973

    February 4, 2024 at 6:00 pm

    So basically nothing changed. The state, landlords and the church are screwing people over.

  13. @pllatlatvd6851

    February 5, 2024 at 4:34 am

    I have a midterm in 10 hours but I think this is more important

  14. @Myebayvideoschicago

    February 7, 2024 at 11:19 pm

    Man: very emotional to leave these girls (cows)
    Cow: Mooooooooooooooooo

  15. @Myebayvideoschicago

    February 7, 2024 at 11:22 pm

    in these comments: snowflake conservatives triggered by seeing black people 😂

  16. @ashleesbaby1

    February 8, 2024 at 6:01 am

    I wouldn't make it a week !!!!

  17. @miguelproenca3447

    February 8, 2024 at 11:48 pm

    "the average life expectancy was just 35 years"

    Fascinating how they casually blend in these chunks of information without any context whatsoever just to try to make the viewer feel something

    Yes, the average life expectancy was indeed low, but this was due to the staggering amount of child deaths, as it wasn't uncommon for mothers to lose one or more children

    It doesn't mean people would just die at around 35 years of age, many of them would live normal lives until they reached 60+

    It baffles me they just choose to leave that out

  18. @christinalecomte4216

    February 11, 2024 at 8:15 pm

    it didn't really show how people survived the winter. maybe change the title

  19. @robthompson8285

    February 14, 2024 at 5:42 am

    I bet you Ruth is a handful in bed.

  20. @Sekret1k

    February 16, 2024 at 11:11 pm

    1:30 and enough of this “truthful” insight into medieval life, lol

  21. @SuccLvl9k

    February 17, 2024 at 11:33 pm

    Was the salt not poisonous after being reduced in lead tubs?

  22. @cjclubseltzer

    February 18, 2024 at 9:22 am

    20:40 That got dark. 💀

  23. @otosonet6693

    February 18, 2024 at 6:50 pm

    When I saw that black farmer in that medieval England, I thought to myself, "How relevant and credible information can I possibly get from such a source?" And I left to look elsewhere. I'm interested in history, not propaganda.

  24. @terryt.1643

    February 19, 2024 at 10:07 am

    Does lead get into the salt? Did it get into the preserved meat?

  25. @martinsullivan

    February 19, 2024 at 3:00 pm

    Just randomly found this. Well done everyone. This was great!

  26. @PplEtr

    February 19, 2024 at 6:11 pm

    Does anyone else find it odd that they stored the barley on the stalk like that, instead of beating out the barleycorns and then separating them from the chaff? Maybe it's because the barley still had to dry?

  27. @theoriginalOSOK

    February 20, 2024 at 12:55 am

    The salt production…. doesn't the lead leach into the salt and poison it? I guess not… but it seems it would. Enjoyed the vid.

  28. @jjsmallpiece9234

    February 20, 2024 at 9:50 pm

    So when did farmers start to use sheep dogs to help herd the sheep?
    In modern times we don't appreciate how easy food is to obtain and in abundance.

  29. @jennifer55

    February 21, 2024 at 4:13 pm

    Tudor is NOT medieval please, please, please stop saying this.

  30. @NickiPepe

    February 22, 2024 at 6:05 pm

    Makes me laugh that I try to avoid pure white salt with a preference for either grey sea salt full of flavoursome algae or pink salt from Australia’s Murray River system or from the Himalayan mountains, all of which cost far more than pure white salts.

  31. @psicologamarcelacollado5863

    February 23, 2024 at 8:04 pm

    My back hurts just looking at the beginning for 3 seconds!

  32. @nastybastardatlive

    February 24, 2024 at 4:53 pm

    How do squirrels and ants survive the winter? Well, same goes for people, no matter if ancient, medieval, or modern.

  33. @EoNNN

    February 24, 2024 at 11:17 pm

    36:03 I had to double take as this guy looks just like the actor who played Qybern


    February 25, 2024 at 5:07 am

    I'm a Brazilian guy. I loved it. It's a brilliant work and a smart idea. The history classes should be like it. Congratulations.

  35. @woolzem

    February 25, 2024 at 7:05 am

    A lead pan??

  36. @frankjoseph4273

    February 25, 2024 at 4:16 pm

    Farming is like concrete work. You're keeping your eye on the weather and you work your arse off in burts like planting, harvesting, pouring and finishing.

  37. @mayhem7455

    February 26, 2024 at 1:57 am

    They worked their butts off the other 3 seasons, to grow as much food as they could, cut as much firewood as they could, then they stayed inside for the winter. 🤷‍♂️

  38. @Murtaghsmom

    February 26, 2024 at 3:57 am

    They are using a hand sickle. When we're scythes developed that makes harvesting so much faster?

  39. @dogfacedponysoldier87

    February 27, 2024 at 8:54 am

    Burning wood and wrapping up in wool.

  40. @SMC01ful

    February 28, 2024 at 11:23 am

    They just can't bloody well help themselves can they? I actually love the African family in there. Good on them. However, why do this sort of thing though, it kills off the sense of immersion. It annoys me just as much as the bloke with glasses.

  41. @scrapbagstudios

    February 29, 2024 at 1:12 am

    very interesting and entertaining. Thank you.

  42. @Arienrhod

    March 1, 2024 at 1:30 am

    1 hour video, I don’t have time for that………. Uh, watched the whole thing. Thank you for something fascinating!

  43. @jdisaster6619

    March 1, 2024 at 7:51 pm

    Jesus. Tried to put this on in the background and how many fucking ads do you think I'll tolerate before this becomes unwatchable garbage?

  44. @PrudenceK

    March 1, 2024 at 11:10 pm

  45. @nope24601

    March 3, 2024 at 1:11 am

    It's amusing watching them bumble about at these tasks in a massive LARP.

  46. @nickbarton3191

    March 3, 2024 at 6:21 pm

    The severing of ties to Rome sounds like the original Brexit. Took a generation to recover, sounds about right

  47. @urielmartinez6279

    March 3, 2024 at 9:01 pm

    It must be said, these peasants are well fed and have good teeth.

  48. @danielmaguire5851

    March 4, 2024 at 9:16 am

    I got sick and then disgusted and shut it off. When the lady complained about working for 4 hours.

  49. @bobsbigboy_

    March 5, 2024 at 6:32 pm

    How do they wash? Do they have dental insurance?

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11 Reasons Tp Prove That Africans Were in America 2000 years Before Colombus.
Let me take you on a journey through some of these fascinating pieces of evidence of African presence in America 2000 years before Columbus. Take them with a grain of salt if you have to, but I think they are worth some consideration.
1. Olmec Heads: The colossal stone heads created by the Olmec civilization in present-day Mexico, which date back to 1500 BCE to 400 BCE, feature distinctly African facial features. These heads feature facial features such as broad noses, full lips, and round faces that clearly resemble those of Africans more than the indigenous populations of the Americas. Tell me this is not a black man right there. The detailed and realistic nature of the Olmec heads suggests they were based on real individuals. It is no wonder not surprising that some researchers contend that these features indicate an African presence in pre-Columbian America.

2. African Artifacts in the Americas: Artifacts such as cotton from Africa and tobacco pipes found in pre-Columbian sites in South America have led some to speculate about transatlantic contact. In addition, metal artefacts with similar metallurgical techniques to those used in West Africa have been found in pre-Columbian American sites.

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3. Botanical Evidence: Certain plants like the bottle gourd and the sweet potato are thought to have originated in Africa and Asia but were present in pre-Columbian America, suggesting possible ancient transoceanic contact.

4. Linguistic Evidence: Some linguists claim to have found similarities between certain Native American languages and African languages. Some proponents argue that there are similarities between ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and symbols found in Mesoamerican writing systems, such as those of the Maya. The Mandinka word “makala,” meaning “rice,” is compared to the similar-sounding words in some Native American languages.

Dr. Clyde Winters points to shared vocabulary and phonetic similarities, such as the word “yu” in Mandinka meaning “to give” and a similar-sounding word in the Olmec language with the same meaning.
Leo Wiener, in his early 20th-century work “Africa and the Discovery of America,” cited examples such as the Wolof word “tem” (to cut) and its similarity to the Algonquian word “temagun” (an axe).

5. THOR HEYERDAHL’S RAFT EXPERIMENTS: The Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl demonstrated with his expeditions (Kon-Tiki and Ra) that it was possible to travel across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans using ancient boat-building techniques, suggesting that such voyages could have occurred in ancient times.

6. Ancient Maps: Some historical maps, such as the Piri Reis map, allegedly show parts of the American continent with a level of detail suggesting pre-Columbian exploration, potentially by African or other non-European civilizations.

7. Skull Analysis: Studies of certain skeletal remains, such as the Luzia Woman found in Brazil, have shown features that some anthropologists argue resemble those of African or Australoid populations rather than Native American populations.

8. Accounts from Early European Explorers: Some early European explorers, such as Vasco Núñez de Balboa, reported encountering dark-skinned peoples in the Americas upon their arrival.

9. Cultural Similarities: Some researchers point to cultural parallels between African and American civilizations, such as pyramid building, similar religious practices, and iconography, as potential evidence of contact.

10. Presence of Black peoples in Asia, Australia and the Pacific. If Black people can be found in as far as the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia many Islands in the Pacific, why can’t they be found in the Americas? I mean it makes no sense for the Americas to be the exception right?

11. Genetic Studies: While controversial and not universally accepted, some genetic studies have indicated the presence of haplogroups in Native American populations that are also found in African populations, suggesting ancient intermingling.


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