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By Toni Mount

ISBN-10: 1445652390

ISBN-13: 9781445652399

The medieval period is frequently linked to dynastic struggles, grotesque wars and the bold effect of the Church. yet what in regards to the daily event of the royal matters and customary humans? right here, along the coronations, diplomatic dealings and key battles, are available the cloth of medieval lifestyles because it was once particularly lived, in its folks 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 fanatics of all issues medieval.

A distinctive photo is collected from unique assets resembling chronicles, manor courtroom rolls, coroners’ rolls and the files of urban councils. We examine not just of the royals and nobles of reliable historical past but in addition 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 through an Oxford scholar. the area during which they laboured, enjoyed and lived is vividly reimagined, in the future at a time.

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