Ramsey: The Lives of an English Fenland Town, 1200–1600

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CUA Press, 2006 - History - 455 pages
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In a vividly detailed study of the small English market town of Ramsey, the authors examine the inner life of this fascinating community from the twelfth century to the end of the sixteenth century.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
I Beginnings
10
II Big Enough for a Church
28
III Shifting Alliances
47
IV Living Dangerously
68
V The Sworn Twelve
86
VI Henry Cromwell and the New Lordship of Ramsey
118
VII Up the Winding Staircase
143
IX The Women of Ramsey
207
X Family Matters
245
Epilogue
291
Conclusion
297
Notes
305
Glossary
411
Bibliography
421
Index
445

VIII Some Good Occupations
158

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Anne Reiber DeWindt is professor of history at Wayne County Community College in Detroit. Edwin Brezette DeWindt is professor of history at the University of Detroit Mercy and author of Land and People in Holywell-cum-Needingworth. The DeWindts are coauthors of Royal Justice and the Medieval English Countryside.

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