Life on a Mediaeval Barony A Picture of a Typical Feudal Community in the Thirteenth Century
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Life on a Mediaeval Barony A Picture of a Typical Feudal Community in the Thirteenth Century

By William Stearns Davis
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Table of Contents
  • Life on a Mediaeval Barony
  • Table of Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Preface
  • Chapter I: The Fief of St. Aliquis: Its History and Denizens.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter II: The Castle of St. Aliquis.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter III: How the Castle Wakes. Baronial Hospitality.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter IV: Games and Diversions. Falconry and Hunting. The Baroness' Garden.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter V: The Family of the Baron. Life of the Women.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter VI: The Matter of Clothes. A Feudal Wedding.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter VII: Cookery and Mealtimes.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter VIII: The Jongleurs and Secular Literature and Poetry.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter IX: The Feudal Relationship. Doing Homage.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter X: Justice and Punishments.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XI: The Education of a Feudal Nobleman.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XII: Feudal Weapons and Horses. Dubbing a Knight.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XIII: The Tourney.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XIV: A Baronial Feud. The Siege of a Castle.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XV: A Great Feudal Battle—Bouvines.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XVI: The Life of the Peasants.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XVII: Charity. Care of the Sick. Funerals.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XVIII: Popular Religion. Pilgrimages. Superstitions. Relic Worship.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XIX: The Monastery of St. Aliquis[89]: Buildings. Organization. An Ill-Ruled Abbey.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XX: The Monastery of St. Aliquis: The Activities of Its Inmates. Monastic Learning.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XXI: The Good Town of Pontdebois: Aspect and Organization.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XXII: Industry and Trade in Pontdebois. The Great Fair.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XXIII: The Lord Bishop. The Canons. The Parish Clergy.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter XXIV: The Cathedral and Its Builders.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Index
  • Transcriber's Notes
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