Bread and Ale for the Brethren: The Provisioning of Norwich by Philip Slavin

By Philip Slavin

regardless of elevated commercialization and a good community of neighborhood markets in 1300s Europe—as good as major expenditures and dangers linked to the creation, transportation, and garage of food—some landed lords, monasteries, and convents persevered to depend upon the produce in their personal estates. This exact learn units out to account for the confusing state of affairs, masking the interval among 1260 and 1536, with an in-depth research of the altering styles and fortunes of the provisioning of Norwich Cathedral Priory. because it examines the full strategy of foodstuff supply from box to desk, the list explores the query of nutrients safeguard in the context of many of the crises within the 14th century, and likewise illustrates the aftereffects of the Black demise. even though delivering extraordinary perception into the Priory, the publication additionally serves as an incredible source on realizing the overdue center a while economic climate of britain and society in the course of a time of upheaval.

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