The Middle Ages (Longman Histories 2nd Revised edition)

The Middle Ages (Longman Histories 2nd Revised edition)

By: L. Snellgrove (author), Richard J. Cootes (author)Paperback

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Focusing on English history, with attention given to Scottish and Welsh history, this text includes some outstanding European and near-Eastern events and personalities, putting English history into perspective.


The coming of the English. Part 1 Monks and missionaries: the Roman Church - St Benedict and Gregory The Great; heathens become Christians. Part 2 Byzantines, Arabs and Franks: Justinian and Mohammed; the Emperor Charlemagne; Part 3 Saxons and Vikings: early English life and customs; the Vikings and Alfred the Great. Part 4 England united - and conquered: the kingdom of all England; the Norman Conquest. Part 5 Norman and Plantagenet: the rule of the Conqueror; Henry II and Thomas Becket. Part 6: The sword and the cross: the Crusades; the Catholic Church. Part 7 Kings and rebellious lords: Magana Carta and the beginning of Parliament; Edward I, Wales and Scotland. Part 8 Village and town: life on an English manor; town life and trade. Part 9 The break-up of fedual society: Black Death and Peasants' revolt; the Hundred Years War; a time of change.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780582317833
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780582317833
  • weight: 600
  • ISBN10: 0582317835
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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