Year in the Life of Medieval England

ISBN: 9781445694443 Categorii: Diverse, Diverse. An apariție: 2019 Autor: Toni Mount Editură: Amberley Publishing Colecție: A Year in the Life of Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 352 Stoc: La comandă

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The medieval era is often associated with dynastic struggles, gruesome wars and the formidable influence of the Church. But what about the everyday experience of the royal subjects and common people? Here, alongside the coronations, diplomatic dealings and key battles, can be found the fabric of medieval life as it was really lived, in its folk songs, recipes and local gossip. With a diverse range of entries - one for each day of the year - historian Toni Mount provides an almanac for lovers of all things medieval. A detailed picture is gathered from original sources such as chronicles, manor court rolls, coroners’ rolls and the records of city councils. We learn not only of the royals and nobles of official history but also the quarrels of a miscellany of characters, including William and Christopher of York, Nalle Kittewritte who stole her neighbours’ washing, and Margery from Hereford who was murdered by an Oxford student. The world in which they laboured, loved and lived is vividly reimagined, one day at a time.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Toni Mount
Data Publicarii
2019
Editura
Amberley Publishing
Inaltime
20
Latime
13
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
352
Colectie
A Year in the Life of
Bic
1DBKE, BG, HBLC
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