Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 June 2002

272 Pages | 1 Line drawings, unspecified

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719052293

Bookseller Code (06)


The English manor c.1200-c.1500

Mark Bailey

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Medieval Sources MUP

  • Provides a comprehensive introduction and essential guide to one of the most important institutions in medieval England and to its substantial archive
  • This is the first book to offer a detailed explanation of the form, structure and evolution of the manor and its records
  • Offers translations of, and commentaries upon, each category of document to illustrate their main features
  • Examples of each category of record are provided in translation, followed by shorter extracts selected to illustrate interesting, commonly occurring, or complex features
  • A valuable source of reference for undergraduates wishing to understand the sources which underpin the majority of research on the medieval economy and society