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By Toni Mount

ISBN-10: 1445652390

ISBN-13: 9781445652399

The medieval period is usually 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 material of medieval lifestyles because it was once particularly lived, in its folks songs, recipes and native gossip. With a various variety of entries – one for every day of the yr – historian Toni Mount presents an almanac for enthusiasts of all issues medieval.

A distinct photograph is collected from unique resources comparable to chronicles, manor courtroom rolls, coroners’ rolls and the files of urban councils. We examine not just of the royals and nobles of professional 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 via an Oxford pupil. the realm within which they laboured, enjoyed and lived is vividly reimagined, someday at a time.

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