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Rural Society and Economic Change in County Durham : Recession and Recovery, C.1400-1640 (Hardcover) (A.
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An exploration of how rural society in the Palatinate of Durham adapted to the fifteenth-century recession, and how this affected the ability of successive generations to respond to inflation. It looks at both the estates of the bishops of Durham and the monks of Durham Cathedral Priory, and those of the laity, investigating in particular how the tenants of this estates survived, and the emergence of the yeomanry as a social group.
Number of Pages: 288
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Inc
Author: A. T. Brown
Street Date: November 19, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-2952