Why did medieval people have holidays?

They had things to celebrate just like we do. They had Holy days, we believe they celebrated birthing days. Why not ask 'Why do people have holidays?' Why do YOU have holidays? That's the reason peoples in the medieval ages had holidays.

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What were some of the ways in which medieval people celebrated holidays?

food,music and dancing were all parts of medieval holidays and festivals

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What would pickpockets wear in medieval times?

They would wear normal clothes otherwise they would be spotted.

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Did serfs celabrate holidays?

No, they celebrated Holy Days, which is not the same thing. Local clergy were responsible for ensuring that everyone in their own parish marked Holy Days, Feast Days and other elements of the church calendar. Anyone failing to respect these religiously important days would be reported and eventua...

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Were can you find medieval costumes?

You can find medieval costumes at your local theatrical or Halloween costume rental shop, or you might be able to borrow from a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

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What did medieval people celebrate?

During the Middle Ages in Europe, people mostly celebrated their religious holy days, and sometimes the marriage of their lord or the birth of his son.

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What did jesters wear?

Jester's wore a costume called a motley. The motley had bright colours to brighten people's day. They usually wore a hat with three horns with a bell on each end to represent a donkey. They wore this just for laughs. by: Shannon

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What does your worth your weight in salt mean?

In the middle ages salt was very rare and valuable, so a person "worth their weight" was a person who was needed and valuable.

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Why was holly used as decoration in the middle of winter?

yes other wise why would we have it The holly and the ivy are both strong winter flora and flourish, therefore they symbolized strength and an ability to survive under bad conditions. Originally the pagans who wished to do likewise used them to celebrate the winter solstice. Later the hymn "The H...

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Did Guy Fawkes do it or not?

Guy Fawkes was apart of the Gunpowder Plot (the plot to kill King James I), but the plot failed, so he did not kill the king.

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What was damascus like in the fourteenth century?

It is the land of stupid homos

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Did peasants have smorgasbords?

"Smörgåsbord" is the Swedish word it originates from and means "sandwich table" and yes peasants would choose to set up their food like that too, specially during occasions like weddings when there were a lot of people attending.

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How does weather affect the daily activities of people?

Weather affects the clothes that we wear, the kind of sports played by humans, our events, and the kind of crops grown in the area.

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Who did medieval holidays honor?

There were no holidays in the medieval period - there were Holy days, which is not the same thing. Holy days were important events in the Church calendar, including Easter, Christmas, Epiphany and Lent; but also the feast days of all the Christian Saints (and there were many). A feast was definit...

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