6 edition of Family and Household in Medieval England (Social History in Perspective) found in the catalog.
January 6, 2001
by Palgrave Macmillan
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||172|
England in the Middle Ages concerns the history of England during the medieval period, from the end of the 5th century through to the start of the Early Modern period in When England emerged from the collapse of the Roman Empire, the economy was in tatters and many of the towns abandoned. After several centuries of Germanic immigration, new identities and cultures began to emerge. (8) See, e.g., D. E. C Eversley, P. Laslett, and E. A. Wrigley, An Introduction to English Historical Demography from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century (New York, ); Peter Laslett and Richard Wall (eds), Household and Family in Past Time: Comparative Studies in the Size and Structure of the Domestic Group over the Last Three Centuries.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Survivors and surrogates: children and parents from the ninth to the thirteenth centuries / Mary Martin McLaughlin --Domestic ideals and social behavior: evidence from medieval Genoa / Diane Owen Hughes --Choice of marriage partner in the Middle Ages. MEDIEVAL ENGLAND POLITICAL HISTORY General. Offa of Mercia in history and tradition. A.E. Smith. Leeds M.A. The life and times of Egbert, king of Wessex, – A. Jean Thorogood. Reading M.A. The Norse occupation of the Lake District. Marjorie J. Anderton. London M.A. The sokemen of the southern Danelaw in the 11th century.
In this admirable book he both brings these establishments to life and assesses their significance in society. Woolgar laid the essential foundations for the present study some years ago with a two-volume edition of medieval diet, or household accounts for the British Academy. Family and household in medieval England by Fleming, Peter. Hampshire / New York, Palgrave, Paperback. viii, pp.; x cm. Text in English. - right lower corner bumped, few pages with some underlinings in ink Although still very good, see picture. ISBN:
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Family and Household in Medieval England discusses the history of family life in England from c. to c.drawing upon both primary sources and a wide range of secondary literature. After a discussion of the family in theory and law from late classical times, the book traces the development of the family in this period by following a "life-cycle" approach, from marriage, through Cited by: 'This is a lucid and concise handbook on marriage, family law, and local custom in medieval England, Peter Fleming's survey draws on church law, modern demographic statistics, and evidence from contemporary records and court proceedings, and covers a wide social range from the aristocracy to the urban and rural poor/5(9).
"Family and Household in Medieval England offers an introduction to the formative period of one of the central institutions of western society. The family and household together provided the basic unit of social organisation in the Middle Ages, and this period saw the emergence of many aspects of modern life, not least the marriage service and.
In my experience of teaching the history of the family and gender relations in medieval and early-modern England, the necessary understanding of the legal complexities of family formation, the distribution of property through marriage and inheritance, wardship and other related matters was one of the things with which students had the most.
on England because, as Fleming rightly comments, different countries have 'their own peculiarities' (p.3) and the wealth of work which has already been done on the English experience renders this possible. For the purposes of the book Fleming says he is working with Stone's definitions of 'family' and.
The semiofficial descriptions of England in the late 17th and 18th centuries depicted a royal household which in minutest detail was essentially that of the medieval sovereign. The six maids of honour of Queen Charlotte, wife of George III (–), correspond to the six “dauncelles” who attended Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI.
The authors carefully explain the contributions to the medieval family by Roman, Christian, and Germanic cultures as they merged into a distinctly medieval society. A similar perspective is found in Murraywhich presents an accessible narrative overview of marriage and family suitable for novice readers.
The medieval household was, like modern households, the center of family life for all classes of European in contrast to the household of today, it consisted of many more individuals than the nuclear the household of the king to the humblest peasant dwelling, more or less distant relatives and varying numbers of servants and dependents would cohabit with the master of.
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The Medieval Household: Daily Living cc (Medieval Finds from Excavations in London) (Volume 6)Cited by: 1. "Medieval historians have long felt the want of a good book on these matters. Woolgar’s has been worth waiting for. It is carefully researched, clearly presented, perceptive and up-to-date, a mine of information not only on household matters but on medieval social history, accessible alike to scholar, student, and general reader."—Nicholas Orme, Church Times.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Work for teenagers was not limited to within the family; rather, it was fairly common for a teen to find work as a servant in another household.
Service Work In all but the poorest medieval households, it would not be surprising to find a servant of one variety or : Melissa Snell. Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York, adopted Plantagenet as his family name in the 15th genest (or Plante Genest) had been a 12th-century nickname for his ancestor Geoffrey, Count of Anjou and Duke of of many popular theories suggests the blossom of common broom, a bright yellow ("gold") flowering plant, genista in medieval Latin, as the source of the branches: House of Lancaster, House of York.
Family feuds, war and bloodshed – England’s medieval Game of Thrones This article is more than 3 years old Research shows how an year. Woolgar's recent book provides an indispensable and accessible overview of the household systems of the gentry and aristocracy in England between and His careful research, excellent synthetic skills, and the wealth of illustrations that accompany his text make this book an informative and engrossing read.
Medieval Domesticity: Home, Housing and Household in Medieval England, edited by Maryanne Kowaleski and P.J.P. Goldberg. New York, Cambridge University Press, vii, pp. $ US (cloth). Despite years of being lectured on that old adage "one can never judge a book by its cover," in recent years I have come to realize that, in fact.
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The Great Household in Late Medieval England C. Woolgar Yale University Press ISBN: Available from: Publisher's Notes: In the later medieval centuries, a whole range of important social, political, and artistic activities took place against the backdrop of.
Quality and consistency are the outstanding characteristics of the work of Michael Sheehan. From his publication of The Will in Medieval England in through ‘The Bequest of Land in England in the High Middle Ages: Testaments and the Law’ in he built steadily and persistently on the foundations of the work that had gone before.
It is meant as an immense tribute to say that Michael. Parliamentary Origins in England. Common Law: A Law of Real Property. See the Medieval Sourcebook: Medieval Legal History page; WEB Early English Laws Early English Laws is a project to publish online and in print new editions and translations of all English legal codes, edicts, and treatises produced up to the time of Magna Carta.
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The family was named after castle Habsburg, and moved away from the castle – and to Austria – in the 13th century. The family expanded mostly through diplomatic means and through marrying into other powerful families.