Medieval Misconceptions: EDUCATION and LITERACY

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Were medieval peasants all illiterate and uneducated? Well in this episode of Medieval Misconceptions we take a look at one of the most pervasive ideas about medieval times.

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Sources:
I've looked up so many things over the years that it's impossible to list every source, from documentaries, academic articles, online videos and websites. Here's a great article on the mater: Studying Medieval Urban Literacy, A Provisional State of Affairs: https://medievalliteracy.wp.hum.uu.nl...
A decent summery article: http://medievalcolloquium.sewanee.edu...

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