The 13th-century weapon was found in the River Witham in Lincolnshire, in the United Kingdom, in 1825.
While allergies have frequently been mistakenly cited as a consequence of modern civilization, they have been around for thousands of years.
A sip of unpasteurized sheep or goat's milk may have spelled doom for a medieval Italian man.
Busy mammal's work leads to the discovery of a 12-century burial ground that includes the graves of two Slavic warlords.
A skullcap and brain of a man from the 1200s shows how much more advanced medieval medicine was than thought.