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Title King death : the black death and its aftermath in late-medieval England / Colin Platt
Imprint Oxfordshire, England : Routledge, 1996


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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Black Death -- Social aspects -- England.
Black Death -- England -- History.
Medicine, Medieval.
England -- Social conditions -- 1066-1485.
Plague -- epidemiology.
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
Social Conditions -- history.
Religion -- history.
England -- epidemiology.
England -- Social conditions.
Genre History.
Contents 1. Mortalities -- 2. Shrunken towns -- 3. Villages in stasis -- 4. Impoverished noblemen and rich old ladies -- 5. Knight, esquire and gentleman -- 6. Of monks and nuns -- 7. Like people, like priest -- 8. Protest and resolution -- 9. Architecture and the arts -- 10. What matters.
Summary Examines what it was like to live with plague at all levels of society. Argues that the severe labor shortage that persisted for over a century after the Black Death ultimately broke the ties of feudal bondage
Other Title Print version: Platt, Colin. King death : the black death and its aftermath in late-medieval England. Oxfordshire, England : Routledge, 1996, ©1997 viii, 262 pages 9781857283136