Back in the days when Harlech Castle was inhabited, people didn't use bathrooms. Toilets were known as 'lavaterres' from the Norman French, and were vertical channels built into the castle walls that ran straight down and emptied into an earth closet. As regards washing, people didn't have separate rooms for this- baths were taken infrequently in those days anyway, but when they were they were taken in metal tubs filled with hot water warmed from… Read More
There were different ways both of bathing and of disposing of human waste used in castles of the Middle Ages.Medieval people bathed much more often than people of the Renaissance, and in many places, a settlement was more likely to have a public bath house than it was to have a permanent marketplace. Some of the bath houses were inherited from the Romans, but in general medieval people used wooden tubs. These could be set… Read More
During the episode, you hear the music both when William goes over his testimony and during the replay of the 911 call. The music playing is the chorus from the song "Got Money" by Lil Wayne feat. T-Pain.