REBLOGGED FROM sparkypus.com A Medieval Pot Pourri A nice example of a medieval bed. Note the commode next to the bed complete with a lock! The side curtains are shown this way in most illustrations. I thought they may have been bunched up into some type of bag but it has been suggested to me that… Continue reading THE MEDIEVAL BED (update) – A PRIZED POSSESSION
Opulent beds could be used to entertain friends and even shared with guests staying overnight. Well at least you would be warm.. A very interesting article here on medieval beds including a glossary … I haven’t a clue as to what is going on with this lady and gentleman but, as it shows a medieval… Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MEDIEVAL BEDS..
Death bed of Richard Whittington…London 1442-1443. A link to an interesting article covering all things about the medieval bed including childbed, deathbed and much, much more …
This bed is far too beautiful for Henry VII. In my opinion, anyway. As to finding it in a hotel…well, what if you were snuggled there, anticipating your cooked breakfast next morning, when Henry’s ghost clambers in beside you???? Lawks! To read more, go here.