The Ties That Bound

Peasant Families in Medieval England
Author(s): 
Hanawalt, Barbara A.
ISBN: 
0195045645
Date published: 
January 1989
Paperback
Price: 
£13.99
Pages: 
358

Using a wealth of fourtenth-century sources, including over 3000 coroners' reports, this is both a richly detailed account of everyday life in the middle ages, and a superb historical study of the medieval family unit - a unit which has survived, largely unchanged, to the present day.