Medieval Britain Openings in History (Openings in History Series) by U. Unwin

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  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • History - General History

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Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL9979489M
ISBN 100091365619
ISBN 109780091365615

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Ian Mortimer's latest book: The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England - A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century certainly satisfies that craving for knowledge of the minutiae of daily life in the Middle Ages.

The book is lovingly researched and well written with a light sprinkling of humour that makes it very easy to by: Featuring figures, maps, a glossary of key terms, a chronology of rulers, timelines and annotated suggestions for further reading and key texts, this textbook is an essential resource for undergraduate courses on medieval Britain.

Supplementary online resources include additional further reading suggestions, useful links and primary sources.

Intensive archaeological research that has been conducted since the s, much of it as a result of urban redevelopment, has shed new light on the development of towns in Anglo-Saxon England. In this book, Pamela Crabtree uses up-to-date archaeological data to explore urban origins in early medieval by: 1.

[Full text of Book First, titles of Book Second] The Pipe Roll of the Bishopric of Winchester, Pipe roll records are among the most detail of all medieval sources, and show both the development of the English administrative system, as well as types and scale of economic activity.

Anglo-saxon Food & Drink Ann Hagen Anglo-Saxon Books ISBN: Available from: Find in Medieval Britain book Library. Publisher's Notes: The two earlier books A Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Food and A Second Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Food & Drink have been brough together in one volume.

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The Medieval Britain book starts with the Anglo-Saxons and goes up until the Battle of Bosworth. It divides this period into 6 units and each unit is further split into 5 double pages each of which covers a new concept relating to the unit.

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William I introduced Norman-style political and military feudalism. He used the feudal system to collect taxes, employed the bureaucracy of the church to strengthen the central government, and made the administration of royal justice more efficient.

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All too often the social history of the Middle Ages has been explored as an adjunct to high politics. This new study focuses on the medieval era's often overlooked ordinary men and women, for whom the politics of the manor, the vill, or the borough were often far more real and pressing.

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Medieval England produced art in the form of paintings, carvings, books, fabrics and many functional but beautiful objects. A wide range of materials was used, including gold, glass and ivory, the art usually drawing overt attention to the materials utilised in the designs.

Associated with the reign of William the Conqueror, the Domesday book was created to provide the king with a means of maintaining control over Medieval England. The Domesday book was created around 20 years after the Battle of Hastings, when William I demanded information about the ownership status of the country he was now also wanted to discover how much.

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Medieval prayer-books could contain a wide variety of texts, often written in Latin, the language of the Church. The prayers were frequently based on the liturgy of church services, or on the devotional practices of monks and nuns.

Many prayer-books also included images, both to appeal to the eye and to deepen the spiritual experience of prayer. This book brings to life the history of Britain in the Middle Ages. The society, the economy and the cultural and intellectual life of this fascinating period are all covered by the clear, informative text and detailed illustrations.

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Written in itself so. The seams on page ,, are too narrow to be scanned. The font color of original book written in itself : Sadly, books were incredibly expensive in medieval England so this was not an option.

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Anthony Quiney synthesizes the most current archaeological, architectural, and historical findings to present a survey of houses throughout Britain from the early fifth century to the ascent of James VI of Scotland to the English throne.

Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Music in Medieval Britain: Studies in the History of Music. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller   A book I might recommend on education in the Middle Ages is The Seven Liberal Arts in the Middle Ages by David L Wagner.

There are major essays on each of the seven: grammar, rhetoric, dialectic (logic), (the first three are the trivium), arithmetic, music, geometry, and astronomy (last four are the quadrivium).

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