A Prospering Society: Wiltshire in the Later Middle Ages by John Hare

By John Hare

Based on a case research of a specific geographical region and city in southern England—namely, the county of Wiltshire and town of Salisbury—this checklist seeks to discover the altering nature of English society in the course of the interval from 1380 to 1520. It examines the impact of panorama and inhabitants at the agriculture of Wiltshire, the nearby styles of arable and pastoral farming, and the starting to be distinction among the large-scale combined farming of the chalklands and the relations farms of the claylands. Discussing how fiscal development generated difficulties of its personal, this learn is the 1st to completely examine Wiltshire’s agriculture historical past in the course of the overdue center a long time, a interval well-known as certainly one of significant change.

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