Secrets of medieval fire lighting in the winter forest

In the medieval era, most people would take a hot coal from the neighbour’s fire to get theirs going when it went out. But what about foresters, outlaws, poachers, charcoal burners and other woodsmen? Well, flint and steel firelighting was the method used for hundreds, if not thousands of years (Otzi). It may be that…

How Did Medieval Peasants Light Their Homes?

Jason Kingsley OBE, the Modern Knight, investigates medieval domestic lighting. Credits: Talos, Silver, Hawkeye, The Mighty Kaiju, Professor Fawn De Pom Pom Direction, Camera, Sound, Editing Kasumi Presenter Jason Kingsley OBE Tweets by RebellionJason Tweets by ModernHistoryTV Tweets by Rebellion Music licensed from PremiumBeat. - logo

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Battle-Merchant, store for reenactment and LARP, is on the battlefield since 2002. We supply history, from ancient Greek to late medieval, from decoration to full contact battle. We have more than 6000 products in stock, shipping worldwide. Browse through all kinds of living history and reenactment equipment like chain mail, swords, helmets, armour, mead, drinking…