Daily Life in Chaucer's England

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Notes CHAPTER 2: CHAUCER'S WORLD
1.
On the structure of society, see Scott L. Waugh, England in the Reign of Edward III ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991); Christopher Dyer, Standards of Living in the Later Middle Ages ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989).
2.
Translation of the Pater Noster from a fourteenth-century version in William Maskell, Monumenta Ritualia Ecclesiae Anglicanae ( Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1882), III.249; translations of the Ave Maria and Credo from the Book to a Mother, ed. Adrian James McCarthy, Elizabethan and Renaissance Studies 92 ( Salzburg: Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, 1981), 1.
3.
On religious education, see Dives and Pauper, ed. Priscilla Heath Barnum, Early English Texts Society 275, 280 (London: Oxford University Press, 1976, 1980), I.329; John Mirk, Instructions for Parish Priests, ed. E. Peacock. Early English Texts Society 31 ( London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Trübner, 1868), 151 ff.; DMA s.v. "Religious Instruction."
4.
Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, Montaillou ( New York: Braziller, 1978).
5.
On religious services, see Robert Mannyng, Handlyng Synne, ed. F. J. Furnivall , Early English Texts Society 119, 123 ( London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Trübner, 1901, 1903), ll. 4260, 1045; Mirk ll. 404 ff.; G. R. Owst, Preaching in Medieval England ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1926), 144-45.
6.
On confession, see Mirk ll. 236 ff., 771 ff., 805, 1590 ff.; Mannyng ll. 4783 ff. 10297 ff., 10300, 1 1607; DMA s.vv. "Confession," "Religious Instruction". See also W. A. Pantin, The English Church in the Fourteenth Century ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1955).
7.
On the medieval world and cosmos, see C. S. Lewis, The Discarded Image ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1964.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction ix
  • 1 - Historical Background to Chaucer's England 1
  • 2 - Chaucer's World 9
  • 3 - The Course of Life Birth 39
  • 4 - Cycles of Time 61
  • 5 - The Living Environment 79
  • 6 - Clothing and Accessories 93
  • 7 - Arms and Armor 137
  • 8 - Food and Drink 159
  • 9 - Entertainments 179
  • Glossary 215
  • Appendix A: The Medieval Event 221
  • Notes CHAPTER 2: CHAUCER'S WORLD 231
  • Bibliography 241
  • Index 247
  • About the Authors 253
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