The Worst Jobs in History: Dark Ages (Dark Ages Documentary) | Timeline

The Worst Jobs in History: Dark Ages (Dark Ages Documentary) | Timeline

Tony Robinson presents a series examining some of history’s least pleasant employment opportunities. He begins in the first millennium, trying his hand at everyday tasks including back-breaking mining by ancient Roman methods, and Saxon ploughing using wooden implements and oxen. He also enters the world of the Viking egg collector, which involved scaling cliff faces in search of guillemot eggs.

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