All about medieval pets….

Humans have always kept pets…or so it seems to me, anyway. We simply like to have certain animals around us. I can’t imagine that the likes of rhinos, bulls or camels were ever on anyone’s list of must-have pets, but there have always been cats, dogs, birds and so on. “…. Pets were a rarity… Continue reading All about medieval pets….

THE PRIVY PURSE ACCOUNTS OF HENRY VII 1491 to 1505

UPDATED POST AT sparkypus.com A Medieval Potpourri https://sparkypus.com/2020/05/14/the-privy-purse-accounts-of-henry-vii-1491-to-1505-2/ Is there anyone else like me who enjoys a good nosy around someone’s privy purse accounts.  They can tell us so much about that person.  For example, Henry VII’s Privy Purse Accounts.  From them we can glean, for example,  how did Henry spend his time relaxing ,… Continue reading THE PRIVY PURSE ACCOUNTS OF HENRY VII 1491 to 1505