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Peasants faced a number of dangers in the Middle Ages. Specifically, medical science was in its infancy in Europe, so peasants usually only lived until their thirties. Additionally, peasants had very little food and water, so they were under the threat of starvation or severe undernourishment.

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Sickness and pollution were both dangers of medieval times because people generally didn't take baths and dumped their toilet liquids out the windows. Of course warfare was also a danger, as always it has been. The biggest threat of the middle ages was the black plague.

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