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The Later Medieval Inquisitions Post Mortem

Mapping the Medieval Countryside and Rural Society

The Later Medieval Inquisitions Post Mortem by Michael Hicks
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The Inquisitions post mortem (IPMs) are a truly wonderful source for many different aspects of late medieval countryside and rural life. They have recently been made digitally accessible and interrogatable by the Mapping the Medieval Countryside project, and the first fruits of these developments are presented here. The chapters examine IPMs in connection with the landscape and topography of England, in particular markets and fairs and mills; and consider the utility of proofs of age for everyday life on such topics as the Church, retaining, and the wine trade. Michael Hicks is Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at the University of Winchester. Contributors: Katie A. Clarke, William S. Deller, Paul Dryburgh, Christopher Dyer, Janette Garrett, Michael Hicks, Matthew Holford, Gordon McKelvie, Stephen Mileson, Simon Payling, Matthew Tompkins, Jennifer Ward.
Boydell & Brewer; July 2016
242 pages; ISBN 9781782048145
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Title: The Later Medieval Inquisitions Post Mortem
Author: Michael Hicks