A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages

A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages

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Baker & Taylor
Including such topics as Roger "the Raker" who drowned in his own sewage, a "merman" imprisoned in Orford Castle, the sufferings of the Jews of Bristol, the author reveals the extraordinary diversity of medieval society, using the latest discoveries and research to display an engaging panorama.

Perseus Publishing
Martyn Whittock shines a light on the past, as he brings the Middle Ages vividly to life and allows readers to glimpse eleventh-century rural society. Topics include Roger ?the Raker” who drowned in his own sewage, a ?merman” imprisoned in Orford Castle, the sufferings of the Jews of Bristol, and more. Each reveals the extraordinary diversity of medieval society. Through these characters and events?and using the latest discoveries and research?the dynamic and engaging panorama of medieval England is revealed.


Baker
& Taylor

Including topics such as Roger "the Raker" who drowned in his own sewage, a "merman" imprisoned in Orford Castle, the sufferings of the Jews of Bristol, and more, the author reveals the extraordinary diversity of medieval society, using the latest discoveries and research to display an engaging panorama. Original.

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780762437122
Branch Call Number: 942.03 WHITT
Characteristics: xvi, 320 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Notes: "Scenes from the town and countryside of medieval England"--Cover
Originally published: London : Constable & Robinson Ltd., 2009

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