The Fourteenth Century: 1307-1399
The fourteenth century in England was a turbulent, complex age: two of the century's monarchs were murdered by rivals, nearly half the population of England was wiped out by the Black Death and the Great Famine, and many more died in conflict with Scotland and in The Hundred Years War against France. During this time, the Great Schism divided the church which led to the establishment of the papacy in Avignon and an unpopular poll-tax provided the spark which ignited the Peasants' Revolt. Yet it was also a period of developments in parliamentary, administrative, and legal system, and one which witnessed the development of English literature, including Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
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A very readable textbook packed with information. perhaps a bit dated now, but as a starting point for this period of History it is excellent.
Review: The Fourteenth Century, 1307-1399User Review - Ricky Ganci - Goodreads
History is very interesting, and this treatise was, for the most part, very interesting. The stories of Edward II, Edward III, and Richard II were by far my favorite parts of the book, as they were ... Read full review
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THE ORIGINS OF THE HUNDRED YEARS
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