A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages

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Little, Brown Book Group, Feb 7, 2013 - History - 160 pages
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A fascinating new portrait of Medieval Britain that brings together the everyday and the extraordinary.

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England in the Middle Ages doesn't sound like an appealing spot in space-time to me. It's no Renaissance Fair. Between the oppressive authority of the Church and the nobility, and high levels of crime ... Read full review


Chapter2 The Changing Countryside
Changing Expressions of Christian Belief
Population Diet and Health
Chapter7 Law and Order
Aliens and Outcasts
Chapter11 The Cycle of the Year
Chapter12 The Shape of English Society by 1553

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MARTYN WHITTOCK has taught history at secondary level for thirty-five years. He is a lecturer in local history and has written numerous textbooks for the educational market and also books for adult readers, including on Viking and Anglo-Saxon history. He has been a consultant for the BBC, English Heritage and the National Trust and has written for Medieval History magazine and archaeological journals.

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