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Thornbury Manor in the age of the Black Death

Franklin, Peter

Thornbury Manor in the age of the Black Death

peasant society, land-holding and agriculture in Gloucestershire, 1328-1352.

by Franklin, Peter

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, School of History.

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Open LibraryOL13796300M

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Eleanor of Aquitaine (–) was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in Western Europe during the High Middle was the patroness of such literary figures as Wace, Benoît de Sainte-Maure, and Chrétien de r succeeded her father as suo jure Duchess of Aquitaine and Countess of Poitiers at the age of 15, and thus became the most eligible bride in Europe. At that time it was quite large with 26 households compared with Thornbury’s 19, Week’s 6 and Wonford’s 4. Cookbury had 21 and Bradford Assuming that the experts on the Domesday Book have got this right, we can only assume that for some reason the population of that Lashbrook dwindled, possibly at the time of the Black Death.

In October , a terrible plague reached Europe from Asia. Seven years later, around half of the continent was dead. This is the gripping story of the ‘Black Death’ and how it changed the world, specially written for young readers who are growing in confidence.   In an experimental narrative for an academic historian—blending some fiction with solid facts—Hatcher, of Cambridge University, offers a literary docudrama that looks at the lives off ordinary people during the Black Death that devastated Europe in the s:


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Thornbury Manor in the age of the Black Death by Franklin, Peter Download PDF EPUB FB2

5 P. Franklin, 'Thornbury Manor in the Age of the Black Death: Peasant Society, Land-holding and Agriculture in Gloucestershire, II' (unpublished Ph.D thesis, University of Birmingham, i), pp.

For the Staffords see C. Rawcliffe, The Staffords, Earls of Stafford and Dukes of Buckingham. Thornbury manor was a large estate situated in the Vale of Berkeley in Gloucestershire and held for many years by the Earls of Gloucester.

The survival of good series of estate documents has made it possible to study many aspects of the local society and economy in detail in the periods before, during, and immediately after the Black Death.

The Black Death vividly and comprehensively brings to light the full horror of this uniquely catastrophic event that hastened the disintegration of an age. A series of natural disasters in the Orient during the fourteenth century brought about the most devastating period of death and destruction in European by:   The arrival of the Black Death in England, which killed around a half of the national population, marks the beginning of one of the most fascinating, controversial and important periods of English social and economic history.

the manor, village society, trade, and industry. The books chapters offer original reassessments of key topics such. A Death at the Manor (A Traditional British Murder Mystery) - Kindle edition by Stevens, Ben.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Death at the Manor Reviews: 8. With THE BLACK DEATH, author John Hatcher has made an intelligent and clever approach at describing what it was perhaps like for the Average John Q Citizen to experience the pandemic outbreak of the Black Death, the "plague" caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, which came out of Central Asia and peaked in Europe inwiping out Cited by: 1.

book of surrenders and admissions described as minute book stewards filed court papers, with manor of Thornbury Borough and Honour of Gloucester (57 documents) assessment of homage on death of lord of the manor, draft or incomplete (3 documents).

"The Black Death" is a very tedious, though well-researched book. It has two faults: 1) a research dependent on England, and 2) very vague conclusions. The majority of the book focuses on the statistics of the plague in England/5(). A series of natural disasters in the Orient during the fourteenth century brought about the most devastating period of death and destruction in European history.

The epidemic killed one-third of Europe's people over a period of three years, and the resulting social and economic upheaval was on a scale unparalleled in all of recorded history/5(7). The new book details these deaths as well as some of those which occurred in the early fourteenth century within the Manor of Thornbury when the Black Death ravaged the country.

The peasantry of. 21 books based on 12 votes: World Without End by Ken Follett, In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death and the World It Made by Norman F. Cantor, The B. Town and Countryside in the Age of the Black Death: Essays in Honour of John Hatcher.

the volume includes discussions of population, agriculture, the manor, village society, trade, and industry. The book’s chapters offer original reassessments of key topics such as the impact of the Black Death on population and its effects on. Town and Countryside in the Age of the Black Death (online only): $ Purchase this chapter (online only): EUR Purchase this chapter (online only): $ This property is located at Thornbury Manor, Thornbury, Holsworthy EX22 7DD and has an estimated current value of £, Thornbury has 69 houses and flats on it with an average current value of £, compared to an average property value of £, for EX The Black Death is, the author argues, a docudrama - not a history, nor a work of literature, but something between the two.

(I suspect he had in mind a BBC reconstruction of the events of the time, the kind of thing that would show up on PBS.)/5(). "The Black Death" is a very tedious, though well-researched book.

It has two faults: 1) a research dependent on England, and 2) very vague conclusions. The majority of the book focuses on the statistics of the plague in s:   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The Black Death in the Fourteenth Century by J. Hecker - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. The fourteenth century in England was a turbulent, complex age: two of the century's monarchs were murdered by rivals, nearly half the population of England was wiped out by the Black Death and the Great Famine, and many more died in conflict with Scotland and in The Hundred Years War against France.

During this time, the Great Schism divided the church which led to the establishment of the 4/5(2). From to Europe was devastated by an epidemic that left between a third and one half of the population dead. This source book traces, through contemporary writings, the calamitous impact of the Black Death in Europe, with a particular emphasis on its spread across England from to /5(12).

Books with the subject: Black Death. Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity. World Without End Ken Follett. Info/Buy. Doomsday Book Connie Willis. Info/Buy. The Years of Rice and Salt Kim Stanley Robinson.

Info/Buy. The Dream of Scipio Iain Pears. Info/Buy. Company of Liars Karen Maitland. Info/Buy. Eifelheim Michael Flynn. Thus his only post-Black Death case study of Downton manor shows that investment levels dropped to per cent from when the land was leased out in its entirety; a figure remarkably similar to the per cent for Norfolk and Suffolk estates in the late 18th century.

"The Black Death" is a very tedious, though well-researched book. It has two faults: 1) a research dependent on England, and 2) very vague conclusions. The majority of the book focuses on the statistics of the plague in s: One of the most common myths in European economic history, and indeed in Economics itself, is that the Black Death offollowed by other waves of bubonic plague, led to an abrupt rise in real wages, for both agricultural labourers and urban artisans – one that led to the so-called ‘Golden Age of the English Labourer’, lasting until the early 16th century.