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I'm new. My name is passions2006.I'm having trouble finding the information that I need.I've been looking through the castle website,but no luck.I have 2 questions to ask:
Question(1) How did the people who lived in the castles celebrate the holidays & what kind of clothing did they wear in the 12th Century?
Question (2) What did they use to decorate the inside of the castle & the christmas tree (if they had one) it's also in the 12th Century?
Can you help me?
bent oneDon't take my word for this because it really isn't my best subject but I know that the christmas tree wasn't really around europe except in germany where they just had an evergreen inside all winter. I watched a christmas thing on the history channel and it said that the tree was first really introduced into christmas traditions when a German noble married into the english royalty and brought the tree tradition with him. and if the royal family had a tree in their home during christmas then everybody wanted one. that's how I understand that at least. so I don't think that it would've been going on in the 12th cen. unless you were in germany. once again don't trust me too much with this kind of info.
MariaFor 12th century costumes:
For medieval Christmas:
Steve-O-GerstThe Catholic church had a lot of influence in those days. Most of the holidays are actually catholic Holy Days, so I would assume that the noble family went to mass as part of the celebrations. Feasting was also pretty popular for the rich. Not much help on specifics here... Maybe some catholics know about longstanding traditions?
SwordOfErinAs far as clothing goes, women wore veils and dresses with long sleeves that sometimes had to be knotted to keep from dragging on the floor.
Christmas trees were not invented until much much later, I think in Germany but I have no clue of the date.

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