By Toni Mount
A distinctive photograph is collected from unique resources comparable to chronicles, manor court docket rolls, coroners’ rolls and the documents of urban councils. We study not just of the royals and nobles of reputable background but additionally the quarrels of a miscellany of characters, together with William and Christopher of York, Nalle Kittewritte who stole her neighbours’ washing, and Margery from Hereford who was once murdered through an Oxford pupil. the area within which they laboured, enjoyed and lived is vividly reimagined, at some point at a time.
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