Measly Middle Ages - Horrible Histories Author:Terry Deary After fifteen fearsome years on the page, "Horrible Histories" are coming to the small screen - with all the nasty bits intact - of course. Want to know: a genuine jester's joke; why chickens had their bottoms shaved; and, what ten-year-old treacle was used for? Join Rattus Rattus and the gang for the funniest, fastest, nastiest and daftest ride... more » through history you're ever likely to see...« less
As with other books in the Horrible Histories collection, 'The Measly Middle Ages' manages to make history fun in a rather unorthodox fashion. Full of illustrations and puns, it manages to tell some of the more gruesome stories of the middle ages without going too far.
Christians should be warned, the medieval church is spoken of with the same flippancy as Greek and Roman mythology.