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Normans / Medieval

The Norman Conquest saw a new system of government being introduced. Land was now "held" from the King by powerful barons, who controlled the lives of the serfs who worked on it. Great castles were built to subdue native revolts. The period saw the Crusades, the signing of Magna Carta, and the beginnings of Parliament. For 100 years or more, England was at war with France, and then the houses of York and Lancaster struggled for the throne of England. Meanwhile, social change was slowly occurring. Towns grew and powerful guilds developed. A rise in population was followed by the Black Death – a devastating plague which killed over a third of the population. In 1381, the Peasants' Revolt led to demands for reforms, heralding the beginning of the end of feudalism in England.

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Some recipes you might like to try...


Girdle Bread
Healthiness: (408 votes) Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (408 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (408 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (408 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (408 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (408 votes)

Gingerbread ( Gingered bread)
Healthiness: (316 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (316 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (316 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (316 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (316 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (316 votes)

Pumpes (Meat Balls)
Healthiness: (238 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (238 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (238 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (238 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (238 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (238 votes)

Ember Day Tarts
Healthiness: (90 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (90 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (90 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (90 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (90 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (90 votes)

Trout in Green Sauce
Healthiness: (123 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (123 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (123 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (123 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (123 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (123 votes)

Pottage - a vegetable soup
Healthiness: (1649 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1649 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1649 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1649 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1649 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1649 votes)

Pokerounce
Healthiness: (136 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (136 votes)

Easy Cheese
Healthiness: (154 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (154 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (154 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (154 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (154 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (154 votes)

Medieval Shortcrust Pastry
Healthiness: (178 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (178 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (178 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (178 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (178 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (178 votes)

Cryspez, Medieval Pancakes
Healthiness: (350 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (350 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (350 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (350 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (350 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (350 votes)

Lamb or Mutton Stew
Healthiness: (546 votes) Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (546 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (546 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (546 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (546 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (546 votes)

Sweet Frumenty
Healthiness: (822 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (822 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (822 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (822 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (822 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (822 votes)

And one you might like to AVOID...

Plague Drink
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