Top 10 Most Ridiculous Things People Living in Medieval Times Believed

The Top Ten Most Ridiculous Things People Living in Medieval Times Believed

1 Evil Spirits Lived in Brussels Sprouts

Well, given what usually happens after eating them, those medieval folks were right. Those "spirits" are the essence of evil.

2 Epilepsy Could Be Cured by Blood of a Gladiator
3 Witches Kept Male Genitals as Pets
4 Royalty Could Cure Any Affliction with Just a Touch from Their Fingertips
5 Rubbing Chickens on Plague Sores Will Cure Them
6 Wearing an Amulet Containing Weasel Testicles Would Prevent Pregnancy
7 Bees Were Just Tiny Birds
8 Witches are Real
9 Diseases Were Spread by Foul Odors
10 Animals Could Commit Crimes and Should Be Sent to Trials

The Contenders

11 Eyebrows are Ugly and Should Be Shaved Off
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