English Life and Manners in the Later Middle Ages

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INDEX
Abingdon, Abbey, 100
-- cattle fair, 91
-- and Dorchester, road between, 249
Acts: re aliens, 107; commercial, 82; corn laws, 82; educational, 205, 206; statute of heretics, 276; re herrings, 81; statute of labourers, 83, 84, 85; married women's property act, 32; navigation, 82, 111; re impotent poor ( 1388), 97; statute of provisors, 220; sumptuary laws, 155, 162, 165; re traders ( 1363), 37; re waterways, 256
Ale and beer, 69, 93, 99, 137, 144, 146, 148, 175, 315
Alexander the Great, History of, 276
Alexander III (Pope), 197
Aliens, 96, 103-12, 307, 308-9; laws concerning, 105, 308; merchants, 106; priors and monks, 191; seeWomen married
Almoner, 98, 99, 307
Alms. SeeCharity
Almshouses, 101
Amusements, 72, 230-47
Animals, love of, 277-8, 335; performing, 241
Anne of Bohemia, 155
Apprentices, 85, 86, 87, 88, 96, 305-6; alien, 106; Irish, 110
Arches, Court of, 56
-- School of, 205
Architecture. SeeHouses and Art
Arderne (John), 198, 201
Aristocracy. SeeNobles
Arras, 181
Art, 278-80, 282
Arthur (King), 45, 296
Artisans. SeeWorkmen
Arundel, Archbishop of Canterbury, 271, 334
Bailiffs, 84; accounts of, 209
Ball (John), 2
Banquets, 5, 10, 11, 16, 23, 27, 135, 143, 146
Beer (seeWomen traders), 63, 68-9, 101, 293
Beggars, 97, 307
Benefit of clergy, 58, 59, 300
Bergevenny, Lady of, 262, 332
Berkeley, Isabel, Lady, 35, 293
-- (James, Lord), 35
-- (Thomas, Lord), 114: his hounds, 231
Berners, Juliana, 44
Beverley, 182, 196, 250, 294, 330
Black Death, the, 4, 83, 190, 197
Blood-letting, 68, 200
Bodmin Church, 274. 334

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  • Title Page v
  • Preface ix
  • Contents xi
  • List of Illustrations xiii
  • Abbreviations Used in The References xv
  • Chapter I Social Classes 1
  • Chapter II Life Amongst the Aristocracy 9
  • Chapter III Characteristics of Town Life 18
  • Chapter IV The Position of Women 31
  • Chapter V The Church and the Nation 46
  • Chapter VI Some Aspects of Monastic Life 62
  • Chapter VII Business Life 80
  • Chapter VIII The Unemployed 95
  • Chapter IX Aliens in England 103
  • Chapter X Family Life 113
  • Chapter XI "Mete and Drinke" 134
  • Chapter XII The Mirror of Fashion 152
  • Chapter XIII Houses 173
  • Chapter XIV Public Health 190
  • Chapter XV Education 204
  • Chapter XVI Amusements 230
  • Chapter XVII Travelling 248
  • Chapter XVIII National Character 260
  • Appendix Authorities 284
  • Index 337
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