Dancing in the Middle Ages

Dancing in the Middle Ages

Marginalia from the Middle Ages: A friar plays music while a woman dances with her arms above her head.

From the Book of Hours, Use of Maastricht, beginning of the 14th century.

Source: [Image: Stowe 17 f.38] and [British Library Detailed Record for Stowe 17]

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4 Responses to Dancing in the Middle Ages

  1. Lasseter says:

    “And then, dear maiden, if thou wouldst like to appear on any other pages in my calendar, let us disrobe and share a kiss. Oh, and lest I forget, what, I prithee, is thy sign?”

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