seaeagle wrote: People were healthier 400 years ago? I think you are looking at the past through rose-colored spectacles.
What about smallpox, the plague, leprosy, typhoid, tuberculosis, syphilis, scurvy, polio, tetanus, diphtheria, measles and the chance of dying from any minor cut due to no antibiotics?
Nutrition was not that good back then either, with rotting food & shortages much of the time. Plus most nutritious foods are seasonal, so long periods without adequate doses of vitamins also took their toll.
Nice collection of cute bugs