Download e-book for iPad: A Year in the Life of Medieval England by Toni Mount

By Toni Mount

ISBN-10: 1445652390

ISBN-13: 9781445652399

The medieval period is frequently linked to dynastic struggles, ugly wars and the ambitious impression of the Church. yet what in regards to the daily adventure of the royal topics and customary humans? right here, along the coronations, diplomatic dealings and key battles, are available the material of medieval lifestyles because it used to be relatively lived, in its people songs, recipes and native gossip. With a various diversity of entries – one for every day of the yr – historian Toni Mount presents an almanac for enthusiasts of all issues medieval.

A special photograph is accrued from unique resources reminiscent of chronicles, manor court docket rolls, coroners’ rolls and the documents of urban councils. We research not just of the royals and nobles of legit heritage but additionally the quarrels of a miscellany of characters, together with William and Christopher of York, Nalle Kittewritte who stole her neighbours’ washing, and Margery from Hereford who used to be murdered through an Oxford scholar. the realm during which they laboured, enjoyed and lived is vividly reimagined, someday at a time.

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