Manners and Customs in the Middle Ages Marsha Groves

Manners and Customs in the Middle Ages

Author: Marsha Groves
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Book Title
Manners and Customs in the Middle Ages
Author
Marsha Groves
ISBN
9780778713890
This work is suitable for ages 8-14. In the Middle Ages, it was important for everyone to dress and act according to their position in society. This intriguing new book describes the different manners and customs that were practised by kings, knights, ladies, peasants, and religious officials Chr(45) on the battlefield, in a monastery, at weddings, and at a funerals. The topics include: knights and chivalry; rules that noble youth had to follow when serving their lord and lady; books of manners; the tradition of monks and nuns eating in silence; wedding customs, such as the wedding ring and the bridal veil; the belief that women should be humble and obedient; rituals for pregnancy, birth, and birthdays; harvest celebrations; the tradition of the twelve days of Christmas and the burning of the yule log; superstitions about health and hygiene; and burial rituals.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Marsha GrovesPublisher: Crabtree Publishing CompanyPublished: 11/01/2005ISBN: 9780778713890Pages: 32Weight: 0.39lbsSize: 10.90h x 8.28w x 0.13dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 103175 / Manners and Customs in the Middle AgesReading Level: 7.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 1
This work is suitable for ages 8-14. In the Middle Ages, it was important for everyone to dress and act according to their position in society. This intriguing new book describes the different manners and customs that were practised by kings, knights, ladies, peasants, and religious officials Chr(45) on the battlefield, in a monastery, at weddings, and at a funerals. The topics include: knights and chivalry; rules that noble youth had to follow when serving their lord and lady; books of manners; the tradition of monks and nuns eating in silence; wedding customs, such as the wedding ring and the bridal veil; the belief that women should be humble and obedient; rituals for pregnancy, birth, and birthdays; harvest celebrations; the tradition of the twelve days of Christmas and the burning of the yule log; superstitions about health and hygiene; and burial rituals.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Marsha Groves
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Published: 11/01/2005
ISBN: 9780778713890
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.39lbs
Size: 10.90h x 8.28w x 0.13d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 103175 / Manners and Customs in the Middle Ages
Reading Level: 7.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 1
This work is suitable for ages 8-14. In the Middle Ages, it was important for everyone to dress and act according to their position in society. This intriguing new book describes the different manners and customs that were practised by kings, knights, ladies, peasants, and religious officials Chr(45) on the battlefield, in a monastery, at weddings, and at a funerals. The topics include: knights and chivalry; rules that noble youth had to follow when serving their lord and lady; books of manners; the tradition of monks and nuns eating in silence; wedding customs, such as the wedding ring and the bridal veil; the belief that women should be humble and obedient; rituals for pregnancy, birth, and birthdays; harvest celebrations; the tradition of the twelve days of Christmas and the burning of the yule log; superstitions about health and hygiene; and burial rituals.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Marsha Groves
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Published: 11/01/2005
ISBN: 9780778713890
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.39lbs
Size: 10.90h x 8.28w x 0.13d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 103175 / Manners and Customs in the Middle Ages
Reading Level: 7.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 1