A gentry community : Leicestershire in the fifteenth century, c.1422-c.1485 / Eric Acheson

Author(s): Acheson, Eric
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Subjects: Gentry--England--Leicestershire--History
Leicestershire (England)--History
Great Britain--History--Henry VI, 1422-1461
Great Britain--History--Edward IV, 1461-1483
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992
Series: Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought 4th ser. ; 19
Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought 4th ser. ; 19
LC Classification: D, DA
Physical Description: xvii, 290 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of maps
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1. Leicestershire: the county, the Church, the crown and the nobility 7
2. The gentry in the fifteenth century 29
3. Land and income 45
4. A county community and the politics of the shire 77
5. The gentry and local government, 1422-1485 107
6. Household, family and marriage 135
7. Life and death 174
Conclusion 199
App. 1 The Leicestershire gentry, income and office holding, 1422-1485 204
App. 2 Genealogies 213
App. 3 Biographical notes on Leicestershire's leading gentry families (knights, distrainees and esquires) 215
Bibliography 259
Index 279
Notes: LCCN: 91029063
ISBN: 0521405335
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 24320390
ISBN/ISSN: 0521405335