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Author Coulton, G. G. (George Gordon), 1858-1947.

Title Social Life In Britain from the Conquest to the Reformation
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (633 pages)
Series Kegan Paul library of chivalry
Kegan Paul library of chivalry
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; SECTION I LAND AND FOLK; 1 Merry England; 2 Scotland; 3 Ireland; 4 Wales; 5 Flanders; 6 The Effects of the Conquest; 7 Norman Manners; 8 Stephen''s Misrule; 9 The Law of Englishry; 10 The Cornish Foreigner; 11 The Wild West; 12 The English Tongue; 13 English Tails; (a); (b); 14 English Drink; 15 An Englishman''s Privileges; (a); (b); (c); 16 As Others See Us; 17 England in Civil War; SECTION II BIRTH AND NURTURE; 1 The Anatomy of Childhood; 2 The Father; 3 Infant Damnation; 4 Baptismal Scenes; 5 Proofs of Age; 6 Decayed Schools
15 A Chronicler''s Difficulties16 Author and Patrons; 17 A Chronicler''s Methods; 18 Poet and King; 19 Hoccleve''s Autobiography; 20 The Poet''s Paradise; (a); (b); (c); (d); 21 Lydgate''s Early Days; 22 Our First Antiquary; 23 Translators'' Difficulties; (a); (b); 24 The Love of Books; SECTION IV CHURCH AND CHURCHMEN; 1 A Dying World; (a); (b); (c); (d); 2 Sacerdotal Authority; (a); (b); (c); 3 Canon Law; (a); (b); 4 Peter''s Pence; 5 Miracles; (a); (b); 6 I Stretch Lame Hands of Faith; (a); (b); 7 Political Martyrs; (a); (b); (c); (d); 8 Indulgences; (a); (b); (c); (d)
28 Wardship29 University Expenses; 30 Spoiled Children; 31 As Others See Us; 32 Looking Back on the Middle Ages; (a); (b); (c); SECTION III AUTHORS, SCRIBES AND READERS; 1 Monastic Studies; (a); (b); 2 Writers'' Pay; 3 A Writer''s Bond; 4 The Writer''s Pains; (a); (b); 5 Hireling Writers; 6 Chaucer''s Copyist; 7 A Scrivener''s Gild; 8 Literary Life in the Cloister; (a); (b); (c); (d); (e); 9 A Literary Archdeacon; 10 A Great Chronicler; (a); (b); (c); (d); (e); 11 Poet and Public; 12 The Fight for Science; 13 A Monastic Poet; 14 Medieval Grub-Street; (a); (b); (c); (d); (e)
7 An Old English School8 The Schoolmaster''s Attributes; 9 Co-Education; 10 The Dangers of Grammar; (a); (b); (c); 11 University Origins; (a); (b); 12 The Model Student; 13 The Poor Scholar; (a); (b); 14 Hard Work; 15 Bible Education; 16 Black Sheep; 17 University Discipline; 18 Cambridge Riots; 19 Forbidden University Sports; (a); (b); (c); (d); (e); (f); 20 Life in a Royal College; 21 A College Scrutiny; (a); (b); (c); 22 A Day of Eton Life in 1530; 23 University Reform; 24 University Decay; 25 Froissart''s Youth; 26 The Model Boy (Stans Puer ad Mensam); 27 School Verses; (a); (b)
9 The Virtue of a Mass10 Canterbury and York; 11 An Archiepiscopal Visitation; 12 A Model Parish Priest; 13 Tithes; (a); (b); (c); (d); 14 Parson and Parishioner; 15 A Pious Family; 16 A Wholesome Vision; 17 Purgatory; 18 A Vision of Heaven; 19 Foundation of a Religious Order; 20 Monastic Quarrels; 21 Abbot and Town; 22 St Dominic the Saviour; 23 Missionary Friars; 24 The English Mission; 25 Chaucer''s Friar; (a); (b); 26 A Pilgrimage Shrine; 27 The Flagellants; 28 Sidesmen''s Reports; 29 Religious Education; (a); (b); 30 Church Music; (a); (b); 31 Excommunication; 32 A False Vow
Summary First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Notes 33 Degrees in Blasphemy
Includes index
Print version record
Subject Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1066-1485.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315828421
1317846834 (electronic bk.)
9781317846833 (electronic bk.)