A Prospering Society: Wiltshire in the Later Middle Ages by John Hare PDF

By John Hare

Based on a case learn of a specific nation-state and city in southern England—namely, the county of Wiltshire and town of Salisbury—this checklist seeks to discover the altering nature of English society through the interval from 1380 to 1520. It examines the impression of panorama and inhabitants at the agriculture of Wiltshire, the local styles of arable and pastoral farming, and the growing to be distinction among the large-scale combined farming of the chalklands and the relatives farms of the claylands. Discussing how fiscal development generated difficulties of its personal, this learn is the 1st to totally examine Wiltshire’s agriculture heritage throughout the past due heart a while, a interval famous as one in every of huge change.

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