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The foundations of gentry life : the Multons of Frampton and their world, 1270-1370

Author: Peter R Coss
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Past & present book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Coss brings to life the day-to-day domestic life of the medieval gentry, from their obsession with display, to social codes of conduct and the treatment of guests. Drawing on the rich and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Moulton family.; Moulton family.; Multon, Familie; Multon (Familie)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter R Coss
ISBN: 9780199560004 0199560005
OCLC Number: 473444373
Description: xii, 323 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The Multons and Frampton --
The gentry household : the locus of consumption --
Household, locality, and social interaction --
The gentry estate : the locus of production --
Commercialization and estate management --
Human resources : the lord and his tenants --
The church as cultural space --
The gentry and the parish --
The culture of the cartulary : the gentry family and the protection of estates --
Lawyers and literacy --
Literature and household entertainment --
The urban dimension : the gentry, towns, and merchants --
Cultural horizons.
Series Title: Past & present book series.
Responsibility: Peter Coss.

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a masterful book * Philip Morgan, English Historical Review * this handsomely presented volume stimulates questions ... The book works as a cache of data gathered from detailed researchto build up a Read more...

 
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