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The Pastons and their England

H. S. Bennett

The Pastons and their England

studies in an age of transition

by H. S. Bennett

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paston letters,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementH. S. Bennett.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23818787M

    A picture of the politics, religion and social and domestic life of 15th-century England seen through the eyes of the wealthy Norfolk family of the Pastons, whose surviving letters and papers are a uniquely detailed record of the period.   Through these letters, which cover the years from to , and the lives of three generations of Pastons, bestselling historians Frances and Joseph Gies provide a rare window into the day-to-day life of this family, and the broader political and social goings-on of medieval England.

    Margaret Paston was born in to a prosperous landowner in Norfolk. She was chosen by William Paston, an even more prosperous landowner and lawyer, and his wife Agnes, as a suitable wife for their son John. The young couple met for the first time in April , after the match had been arranged, and they were wed sometime before December Author: Melissa Snell. Roger Virgoe, 2 books Richard W. Barber, 2 books H. S. Bennett, 2 books Jessie (Raven) Crosland, 1 book Davis, Norman, 1 book Frances Gies, 1 book Henry Stanley Bennett, 1 book Colin Richmond, 1 book H. B. Witton, 1 book.

    England, Their England by Macdonell, All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. The Pastons And Their England. H.S Bennett. Published by Cambridge at the. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Pastons and Their England; Studies in an Age of Transition, by H. S. Bennett.. at nd: Henry Stanley Bennett.


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