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Life on a medieval barony

William Stearns Davis

Life on a medieval barony

a picture of a typical feudal community in the thirteenth century

by William Stearns Davis

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feudalism,
  • Chivalry,
  • Civilization, Medieval

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby William Stearns Davis.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 414 p., [6] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17351551M

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written in a very charming and entertaining style. Read more One person found this helpful5/5(3). A detailed but well written look at life in a small medieval city aroundcomplete with fly-on-wall descriptions of the ruling lord, the abbot, the peasant, the market, the wars, etc.

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The town is a fictional aggregate of many towns, viewed affectionately by a scholar who obviously knows and loves his subject/5(5). This book describes the life of the Feudal Ages in terms of the concrete. The discussions center around a certain seigneury of St. Aliquis. If no such barony is easily identifiable, at least there were several hundred second-grade fiefs scattered over western Christendom which were in essential particulars extremely like it, and its Baron Conon and his associates were typical of many similar.

Life on a Mediaeval Barony A Picture of a Typical Feudal Community in the Thirteenth Century Alternate Title: Life on a Mediaeval Barony A Picture of a Typical Feudal Community in the 13th Century Language: English: LoC Class: CB: History: History of civilization: Subject: Civilization, Medieval Subject: Chivalry Subject: Feudalism Category: Text: EBook-No.

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