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 event of the royal topics and customary humans? the following, along the coronations, diplomatic dealings and key battles, are available the cloth of medieval existence because it used to be particularly 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 offers an almanac for fans of all issues medieval.

A distinct photo is accrued from unique assets akin to chronicles, manor courtroom rolls, coroners’ rolls and the documents of urban councils. We examine not just of the royals and nobles of reputable 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 used to be murdered via an Oxford scholar. the area within which they laboured, enjoyed and lived is vividly reimagined, sooner or later at a time.

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