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Medieval Partytime!

Want to party like it’s 1399? This week, Peter Konieczny joins Danièle to walk back through the centuries to the medieval world of parties, from crashing a celebration in early medieval Baghdad to trying to impress your dining partner in late medieval England.

You can learn more about these topics from Selections from The Art of Party Crashing in Medieval Iraq and The Book of the Civilised Man: An English Translation of the Urbanus magnus of Daniel of Beccles


See also: How to be a medieval party-crasher

See also: Renaissance Table Manners

See also: How the death of a Queen led to 68,000 people being fed

See also: Swan you say? Medieval Feasting!

The host of The Medieval Podcast is Danièle Cybulskie. Click here to visit her website or follow her on Twitter @5MinMedievalist

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Top Image: Bibliothèque nationale de France MS Français 19156, fol. 6v.