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

By John Hare

Based on a case research of a specific nation-state and city in southern England—namely, the county of Wiltshire and the town of Salisbury—this checklist seeks to discover the altering nature of English society throughout the interval from 1380 to 1520. It examines the impact of panorama and inhabitants at the agriculture of Wiltshire, the nearby styles of arable and pastoral farming, and the transforming into distinction among the large-scale combined farming of the chalklands and the kin farms of the claylands. Discussing how fiscal development generated difficulties of its personal, this research is the 1st to completely examine Wiltshire’s agriculture historical past in the course of the past due heart a while, a interval famous as certainly one of huge change.

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