What Was Life ACTUALLY Like as a Jester in the Middle Ages?


During the medieval period lucky jesters were the ones who were employed by nobles or royalty to perform at court. But he or she wasn’t just an entertainer, they were part of the social fabric of a region, whilst court jesters were valued with great privileges. Today in Medieval Madness, we look at the life of a Medieval Jester.

0:00 Introduction
1:24 The Minstrel
2:33 Born This Way
4:35 Having the Kings Ear
6:34 The Motley
8:48 Don’t Shoot the Messenger!
9:45 Notable Jesters
13:17 Here Come the Girls
15:15 The Lord of Misrule

🎶🎶 Music by CO.AG: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcav…

Narrated & Edited by: James Wade

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