Myths About History We Believe to Be True Thanks to Movies

How many films set in the medieval era can you think of where there was an old wise character? Well, in reality, those born in the Middle Ages were only expected to live into their thirties, but this was also not always the case! The lower life expectancy was because of things like diseases, a high infant mortality rate, the lack of advanced medicine, the plague, and famine. But that doesn’t mean to say that the moment you turn thirty, you died. In fact, if you survived childhood, you could expect to live to a relatively normal age of between 62 and 70 years old.

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January 23, 2022 | 6:14 pm