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Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Debby Banham and Rosamond Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199207947
eISBN:
9780191757495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207947.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Farming was the basis of the wealth that made England worth invading, twice, in the eleventh century. This book uses a wide range of evidence to investigate how Anglo-Saxon farmers produced the food ... More

Shaping the DayA History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800

Shaping the Day: A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800

Paul Glennie and Nigel Thrift

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199278206
eISBN:
9780191699979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278206.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Timekeeping is an essential activity in the modern world, and we take it for granted that our lives are shaped by the hours of the day. This book is a study of the practice of timekeeping in England ... More

Sin and Society in Fourteenth-Century EnglandA Study of the Memoriale Presbiterorum

Sin and Society in Fourteenth-Century England: A Study of the Memoriale Presbiterorum

Michael Haren

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208518
eISBN:
9780191678042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208518.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Penetrating behind the seal of medieval confession is among the most formidable historiographical challenges. One route is through confessors’ manuals. This is a full-scale scholarly study of a ... More

Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Zvi Razi and Richard Smith (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The records of manorial courts have been used increasingly as the principal source for the reconstruction of rural and small town society in Medieval England. They offer a unique source with which to ... More

Early Irish and Welsh Kinship

Early Irish and Welsh Kinship

T. M. Charles-Edwards

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201038
eISBN:
9780191674808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201038.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This book studies early Irish and Welsh kinship. Kinship is a central element in all human societies. It was of particular significance in early medieval Ireland and Wales where governmental ... More

Violence and Social OrderEast Anglia 1422-1442

Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Philippa C. Maddern

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This study explores the nature and meaning of violence in 15th-century England. The book examines violence on each side of the law — both in crime and in law enforcement — in order to uncover the ... More

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