Scary Middle Ages Facts That Will Make You Glad You Live In The Modern Era

The Middle Ages lasted from the 5th to the 15th century between the demise of the Western Roman Empire and the rise of the Renaissance when the arts and sciences reached new heights of achievement. Although there were bright spots during the Middle Ages, it was largely a time of war, disease, and cruelty.

Here are Middle Ages facts that will make you truly appreciate how lucky you are to be born now and not the dangerous, pungent, and disease-filled era of the Middle Ages.

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