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Life in a medieval castle

Author: Joseph Gies; Frances Gies
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1979, ©1974.
Series: Harper colophon books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes conditions and everyday life in a medieval castle. Centers on the twelfth-century fortress of Chepstow on the Welsh border.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Gies; Frances Gies
OCLC Number: 5187956
Description: xv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Chepstow Castle --
The castle comes to England --
The lord of the castle --
The castle as a house --
The lady --
The household --
A day in the castle --
Hunting as a way of life --
The villagers --
The making of a knight --
The castle at war --
The castle year --
The decline of the castle.
Series Title: Harper colophon books.
Responsibility: Joseph and Frances Gies.

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Describes conditions and everyday life in a medieval castle. Centers on the twelfth-century fortress of Chepstow on the Welsh border.

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