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

By John Hare

Based on a case examine of a selected geographical region and city in southern England—namely, the county of Wiltshire and the town of Salisbury—this list seeks to discover the altering nature of English society through the interval from 1380 to 1520. It examines the impact of panorama and inhabitants at the agriculture of Wiltshire, the neighborhood styles of arable and pastoral farming, and the starting to be distinction among the large-scale combined farming of the chalklands and the relations farms of the claylands. Discussing how fiscal development generated difficulties of its personal, this learn is the 1st to totally examine Wiltshire’s agriculture historical past in the course of the overdue center a while, a interval well-known as certainly one of substantial change.

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