Life in a Mediaeval City, Illustrated by York in the XVth Century

Edwin Benson

A short and gentle overview of mediaeval life in a large city. It lightly covers the class structure of society, local government, guilds, pageantry and punishment. The author has an easy, rhythmic style which leaves the reader wanting to find out more. (Summary by Peter Yearsley)

Genre(s): Middle Ages/Middle History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - Chapter I: Introduction; Chapter II: Important Factors Affecting the History of York Peter Yearsley
Play 02 02 - Chapter III: Appearance Peter Yearsley
Play 03 03 - Chapter IV: Civil Life, Parliamentary and National Life Peter Yearsley
Play 04 04 - Chapter IV: Business Life Peter Yearsley
Play 05 05 - Chapter IV: Religious Life Peter Yearsley
Play 06 06 - Chapter IV: Education, Entertainment, Classes; Chapter V: Conclusion Peter Yearsley