An Illustrated History of Late Medieval England

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Manchester University Press, 1996 - History - 292 pages
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The late Middle Ages (c.1200-1500) was an age of transition. The major events of this period - the Black Death, the Hundred Years War, the rise of Parliament, the depositions of five English kings between 1327 and 1483 - are examined in detail in this book.
 

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Contents

The English landscape
21
Population and economic resources
41
Family and inheritance women and children
58
Health diet medicine and the plague
82
Religious sensibility
103
Richard Da vies
127
Forms of artistic expression
152
The political institutions of the realm
181
Lawmakers and lawbreakers
206
Civil war and rebellion
229
England and its neighbours
248
Picture credits
271
Index
287
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Chris Given-Wilson is the editor of "The Chronicles of Adam Usk."

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