New PDF release: A Year in the Life of Medieval England

By Toni Mount

The medieval period is usually linked to dynastic struggles, grotesque wars and the ambitious impression of the Church. yet what concerning the daily adventure of the royal topics and customary humans? the following, along the coronations, diplomatic dealings and key battles, are available the material of medieval lifestyles because it was once quite lived, in its people songs, recipes and native gossip. With a various diversity of entries – one for every day of the 12 months – historian Toni Mount presents an almanac for enthusiasts of all issues medieval.

A special photo is accumulated from unique resources akin to chronicles, manor court docket rolls, coroners’ rolls and the files of urban councils. We examine not just of the royals and nobles of legit historical past 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 was once murdered by means of an Oxford scholar. the realm within which they laboured, enjoyed and lived is vividly reimagined, in the future at a time.

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