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Medieval Toilets

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We all use them, and so did the medieval people, today's toilets are nothing like they were.

For a start we have a good drainage system, while Medieval people just threw it out the window !In Medieval times people used potties, the streets had open drains and so you just emptied your potty into them.

The rich people may have had a plank of wood with a hole in it, hidden an a room (garderobes) of their home, this emptied straight into the street.

There was no plumbing !.

 

In the castles the contents may have dropped into a moat, or into a cesspit, and gong farmers were employed to empty them.


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