The foundations of gentry life the Multons of Frampton and their world, 1270-1370 / Peter Coss

Author(s): Coss, Peter R
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Subjects: Moulton family
Frampton (Lincolnshire, England)--History
Gentry--England--Frampton (Lincolnshire)--History--To 1500
Gentry--England--Frampton (Lincolnshire)--Social conditions
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Series: The past & present book series
Past & present book series
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 323 p.) : ill., maps
Alternate Titles: Print version: Coss, Peter R. Foundations of gentry life. (DLC) 2009943756 (OCoLC)473444373 Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780199560004
Additional Authors: Oxford University Press
Notes: ISBN: 9780191573095 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0191573094 (electronic bk.)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-303) and index
Contents: The Multons and Frampton -- The gentry household : the locus of consumption -- Household, locality, and social interaction -- The gentry estate : the locus of production -- Commercialization and estate management -- Human resources : the lord and his tenants -- The church as cultural space -- The gentry and the parish -- The culture of the cartulary : the gentry family and the protection of estates -- Lawyers and literacy -- Literature and household entertainment -- The urban dimension : the gentry, towns, and merchants -- Cultural horizons
Peter Coss examines the formative years of the English gentry. In doing so, he explains their lasting characteristics during a long history as a social elite, including adaptability to change and openness. The book explores the material culture of the gentry, their concern with fashion and obsession with display
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OCLC Number: 611162595
ISBN/ISSN: 9780191573095
0191573094