What Was Intercourse Actually Like For Medieval Individuals?
Watch the following two episodes on Historical past Hit TV right here:
Warning: incorporates sturdy language and sexual content material.
Get able to take pleasure in some Medieval Pleasures. On this three-part collection, historian Dr Eleanor Janega (@Going Medieval) takes us on a journey into the luxurious world of Intercourse, Booze and Sport all through the Medieval interval.
On this episode, Eleanor and Dr Kate Lister (@whoresofyore) take to the streets of York to uncover the intercourse lives of parents residing right here over 500 years in the past. Armed with medieval chat-up strains they try to woo a suitor whereas revealing the hidden ribald meanings behind some frequent phrases and phrases, giving an perception into the various, daring and unabashed sexual appetites of medieval folks and the position the church had in controlling the intercourse lives of worshippers.
And on the Tower of London Eleanor explores courtly love and the way the royal bedchamber was a really crowded place, significantly when a regal marriage was consummated. She additionally investigates the sophisticated guidelines governing the intercourse commerce within the capital, the place nearly something goes so long as it occurs within the accredited pink mild district.
Include Eleanor as she ventures into the heady world of medieval pleasure…
And if you wish to know extra about what went on in medieval bedrooms and past, try Kate Lister’s fascinating new Betwixt the Sheets podcast on Historical past Hit. You may even hear her discussing it with Eleanor Janega: They chat all issues aphrodisiacs, intercourse diaries and spiritual guidelines, in addition to weird fertility therapies involving precise fish in locations they need to by no means go. *WARNING this episode consists of express language and grownup themes*
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