Ink and watercolour illustrations depict workers of the Middle Ages as proud, disgruntled, scheming and often exhausted. Art by Martha Newbigging for "Archers, Alchemists and 98 Other Medieval Jobs You Might Have Loved or Loathed" published by Annick Press (2003). Written by Priscilla Galloway.

Everyone had their place in the Middle Ages.

Our charming heroes. If only they could read Latin.

Barber Surgeon

Polymath and Philosopher

Pardonner and Witchhunter

art copyright Martha Newbigging