Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Coss, Peter R.

Title The foundations of gentry life : the Multons of Frampton and their world, 1270-1370 / Peter Coss
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xii, 323 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The past & present book series
Past & present book series.
Contents The Multons and Frampton -- The gentry household : the locus of consumption -- Household, locality, and social interaction -- The gentry estate : the locus of production -- Commercialization and estate management -- Human resources : the lord and his tenants -- The church as cultural space -- The gentry and the parish -- The culture of the cartulary : the gentry family and the protection of estates -- Lawyers and literacy -- Literature and household entertainment -- The urban dimension : the gentry, towns, and merchants -- Cultural horizons
Summary Peter Coss examines the formative years of the English gentry. In doing so, he explains their lasting characteristics during a long history as a social elite, including adaptability to change and openness. The book explores the material culture of the gentry, their concern with fashion and obsession with display
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Moulton family.
Moulton family
Gentry -- England -- Frampton (Lincolnshire) -- History -- To 1500
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social Classes.
Frampton (Lincolnshire, England) -- History
England -- Frampton (Lincolnshire)
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191573095