A Medieval Life: Cecilia Penifader of Brigstock, c. 1295-1344
A Medieval Life: Cecilia Penifader of Brigstock, c. 1295-1344
Author : Judith Bennett
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Format : Paperback
Edition : 1 edition
Page Number : 120
ISBN : 9780072903317

This history of medieval village life is told through the experiences of Cecilia Penifader, a peasant woman who lived on one English manor in the early fourteenth century. This truly unique book offers a wealth of insight into medieval peasant society, bringing many of the characteristics of a time and a people to life. Short and readable, it is an ideal text for undergraduate teaching, suitable for courses in Western civilization, medieval history, women's history, and English history.