Living conditions were hard, the poor lived in tiny houses alongside insects and
small animals.Their roofs were straw and wood and they had no plumbing so their waste was often deposited into a pot and thrown
away near the house. This often made germs which got into food and water.There was no clean water source every time someone
drank water they were taking a risk. Another big issue was the lack of heating, during winters many people were fighting for
their lives, burning anything that made fire in order to stay warm. The winters made it difficult to acquire food making people
weak and cold, defenceless against diseases. Food was another cause for disease it was difficult to store and often problems
with storing food such as grain brought serious diseases. With these conditions and lack of any medicine there is no question
as to why people's life spans were cut in half from present days.