Top Ten Things That Spring to Mind Whenever Anyone Mentions the Middle Ages

Warning: Most of you won't be able to read this since many were illiterate during the Middle Ages.

The Top Ten

1 Knights

The ones that slay dragons and save princesses/ - ethanmeinster

2 Dragons

The typical villain in medieval folk tales. - ethanmeinster

3 Kings

And queens, of course! - keycha1n

4 Princesses

They're known for being the most beautiful young lady in all the land. No man could be perfect for them, unless you were Prince Charming or something. - ethanmeinster

5 Castles
6 Large Feasts

Including round tables, an entree of game meat, desert, and bloated loyalty and nobles. - ethanmeinster

7 Peasants

They couldn't leave the king's land, and they worked in exchange for protection and resources. - ethanmeinster

8 Trebuchets
9 Christianity

Although there were some major empires, like the Holy Roman Empire, you could claim that the Christendom itself was an empire. Basically the whole continent was led by the Catholic Church, and kings could be kicked out of office by the pope. However, nowadays, Europe is mostly nonreligious. - ethanmeinster

10 The Black Death

Killed at least one-third of Medieval Europe's population. - ethanmeinster

The Contenders

11 Hangings
12 Fairies
13 Battle of Hastings
14 Inquisition
15 Beheadings
16 King Arthur (British)
17 Monty Python
18 Feudalism
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