1st Edition

Social Life in Early England Historical Association Essays

Edited By Geoffrey Barraclough Copyright 1960
    278 Pages
    by Routledge

    First Published in 1960, Social Life in Early England provides an authoritative introduction to the periods of English history usually taught in the middle school. The essays in the volume are well adapted in picking out the social background and environment in which English history moved, from the time of the Roman settlement until the close of the Middle Ages. It discusses themes like Roman Britain; English monasteries; development of the castle in England and Wales; European arms and armour; Norman London; the meaning of medieval moneys and medieval trade routes. This is a must read for students of British history.

    Introduction Geoffrey Barraclough 1. Roman Britain J. N. L. Myres 2. The Manor and the Village L.C. Latham 3. An Essay on English Monasteries Rose Graham 4. The Development of the Castle in England and Wales Sir Frank Stenton 5. European Arms and Armour C. J. Ffoulkes 6. The English House A. Hamilton Thompson 7. Norman London Sir Frank Stenton 8. The Meaning of Medieval Moneys G. G. Coulton 9. Medieval Trade Routes J. N. L. Baker Index



    Geoffrey Barraclough was an English historian, known as a medievalist and historian of Germany.