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The horse in the Middle Ages

Author: Ann Hyland
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton Pub., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The horse was an important a part of the history of the Middle Ages as were the monarchs, noblemen and ordinary people for whom it was indispensable. For the transport of people, mail and goods, agriculture and sport, the horse was absolutely central to medieval life, enabling a host of daily activities as well as sustaining a vast support industry of grooms, farriers, lorimers, smiths, wheelwrights and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hyland, Ann.
Horse in the Middle Ages.
Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton Pub., 1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Hyland
ISBN: 0750910674 9780750910675
OCLC Number: 40647108
Description: xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Joan Thirsk --
1. Domesday and Before --
2. Supply and Demand --
3. Everyman's Horse --
4. Farming and Commerce --
5. Trades and Crafts --
6. The Black Prince's Register: The Horse in Estate Management --
7. Hunting --
8. Tournaments --
9. Medieval Postal Services --
10. Travel --
11. Warhorse Territory: The Geographical Canvas --
Index of Horse-related Subjects.
Responsibility: Ann Hyland ; foreword by Joan Thirsk.


Comprehensive and illustrated study of the horse in the mediaeval and early Tudor period. Ann Hyland discusses the working horse, warhorse, horse breeding and trading and the whole infrastructure of  Read more...
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