“People living in the Middle Ages are commonly assumed to have had poor personal hygiene, but in truth many were well-practiced in cleanliness. Born of necessity, handwashing evolved into a highly choreographed demonstration of power and wealth.”

In the sixth of our #SomethingForTheWeekend series, grab yourself a quick cup of coffee and learn about medieval rituals and how much we actually have in common with them today! 

To read the full National Geogrphic article click here.