[LMB] OT: Historical observations

BJ van Look vanlook at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 13 02:40:20 BST 2017

      On Mon, 12 Jun 2017 11:40:51 +0000, Gwynne Powell
<gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:

>And that's the royals, living well, with better food and conditions than most
>of the peasants. How did anyone survive? The usual figure is that 50% of
>children made it past five, but the numbers seem to be far worse than that.

The Artistos were also exposed to a lot more pseudo medical bunk than the peasants--diseases treated with mercury, etc. Plus proportionally more lead.

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