Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 December 2013

416 Pages | 17 black and white maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198201946

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The Making of a City 1068-1350

Sarah Rees Jones

  • First book-length study of York between 1068 and 1350
  • Provides a new interpretation of the impact of the Norman Conquest on English towns
  • Presents new evidence for the polyfocal character of York and the integration between town and country
  • Argues for the fundamental importance of new lay enthusiasm over urban saints cults to the development of civic government in medieval English towns
  • Reassesses the evidence for a change in opportunities for women in towns over the fourteenth century