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What Did People Do In A Medieval City

By Gerard @presurfer
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What did people do in the Middle Ages? If you meet a random person on the street, what is his likely occupation? Or did people work at all? Were the Middle Ages some Communist utopia, where everybody laid around all day and things were magically produced by fairies?
Of course not. They didn't have electronics engineers and computer programmers, but they did have coopers, bakers, blacksmiths, and many other jobs that made their society go around. Here's a list - broken down by category - of occupations in the Middle Ages.
(via Nag on the Lake)The Presurfer

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