by Dani Trynoski April 14, 2017 Features Fish on Friday III: From Fish Weir to Table It’s no mystery that medieval people ate fish. The fish industry was a vital element of the medieval European economy, and fueled lots of movement around the continent. However how did they get onto the trestle tables and trenchers? by Dani Trynoski March 15, 2017 Features Fish on Friday I: Economic Blessing or Dietary Sacrifice? A lack of red meat on the medieval table meant the diners were having a humble meal, and fish was a convenient substitute protein.