12% done with A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

It really is quite odd the attitude towards children (under 6-7) in medieval times. Life was so difficult and children dying common but human nature seems counter towards social norms towards children.

Chivalry makes more sense in that it does present a civilizing force upon warlike men, even if it manages to encourage more violence at times.

I like how medicine fell under the sphere of music = harmony of body