The Black Death came to England is 1348 and for over three centuries bubonic plague remained a continual and threatening presence in the everyday life of the country. Written with verve and rich in detail, King Death offers an important analysis of one of the most potent instruments of change in late-medieval England, and a fascinating insight into the industry of death that pestilence brought with it.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Colin Platt is a professor of Art History at Southampton University.
Table of Contents
- Shrunken towns
- Villages in stasis
- Impoverished noblemen and rich old ladies
- Knight, esquire and gentleman
- Of monks and nuns
- Like people, like priest
- Protest and resolution
- Architecture and the arts
- What matters