15 Kids At The Renaissance Fair Who Prove Geeks Are Adorable

The Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale, Calif., is like Halloween for budding history nerds.

This is a kid from the actual Renaissance:

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Painted in the 1540s.

These are some kids from a Renaissance fair in 2014:


(Look, I’ll let you be the judge of whether children have gotten cuter but oh my god those cheeks.)

1. The fearsomest fairy.

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2. The outlaw with a heart of gold.

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3. His sister with a crown of silver.

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4. The knight in sparkling purple.

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5. The little princess who was always on the move.

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6. The shy Snow White.

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7. The girl who was mightily pleased with her whistle.

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8. The brother-sister team that made me fear for my life.

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9. The boy who was so tough he held his sword by the blade.

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10. The grumpy girl with the curls who settles for nothing less than perfection and was disappointed by the lack of costume authenticity around her.

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11. The dapper little gentleman with a vest.

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12. The girl who was kind of too modern for this.

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13. The boy in the floppy hat who just wanted to eat his granola bar in peace.

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14. And his little brother, lost in an even floppier hat.

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15. Wait.

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Checking my pulse.

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Yep, I’m dead.

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