The Importance Of Hygiene In Medieval England

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There has been major advancements in hygiene since the middle ages. Topic Sentence: After the Black Death, medieval people started looking for a link between hygiene and health. Before that, their general hygiene was so bad everywhere you went the smell was horrifying. Old Spice and Secret not being around back then, they had to come up with something else. Nosegays, a small bunch of flowers, were carried around to hide the smell and to make your nose “happy”. Besides smelly people, the outside air was not as refreshing as it is now. Lavatories, also called garderobes or privies, were commonly included with large buildings such as castles, convents, and monasteries, they were as far away as practical from interior chambers. To keep the smell
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