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Chepyng Walden/Saffron Walden, 1438-90: A Small Town

There is scope for clarifying characteristics that distinguish small towns in the Middle Ages both from larger and lesser settlements and from each other. This will involve investigating their economy, their role in their area and their social…

Cheshire Waterways

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Map of Cheshire Waterways. From Iredale's thesis 'Canal Settlement', p.20.

Church building and restoration in Leicestershire, 1800-1914

This thesis aims to provide the first comprehensive review of church building and restoration in an English county between 1800 and 1914.
Architectural trends and arrangements of furnishings and fittings receive the greatest attention, together with…

Church dedications and landed units of lordship and administration in the pre-Reformation diocese of Worcester

One of the few quantifiable measures available for any study of society in the medieval period, other than economic and fiscal data, is the evidence of shared beliefs and values as expressed through the cult of saints. The chronology and geography of…

Church, Land and Lordship in West Sussex, 680-1200

This thesis contributes to the debate on the nature of Anglo-Saxon minsters and regional variation in the Anglo-Saxon and Norman Church by relating form, setting and endowment of churches to origin and function, examining the relationship between…

Community, parish, and poverty: Old Swinford, 1660-1730

To what extent con on administrative unit be described as a community. To investigate, a case study of the West Midlands parish of Old Swinford was undertaken utilising parish registers, poor low records, family papers (correspondence, account books…

Courts and the community : Reconstructing the fourteenth-century peasant society of Wisbech Hundred, Cambridgeshire, from manor court rolls

This thesis assesses afresh the feasibility of social reconstruction based on court rolls, through a methodologically self-conscious analysis of records from Wisbech Hundred. It identifies a recent historiographical movement away from social history…

Enclosure in Leicestershire, 1485-1607

Abstract not available.