Reading Lists

Introductory Readings in the Period

Agriculture

Hartley, Dorothy. Lost Country Life. New York: Pantheon Books 1979

Arms, Armor, and Military Matters

Barber, Richard. The Reign of Chivalry. New York: St. Martin’s Press 1980

Barber, Richard. The Knight and Chivalry, revised edition. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1995

Bartlett, Clive & Gerry Embleton. English Longbowman 1330-1515, 2nd edition. London: Osprey 1997

Bradbury, Jim. The Medieval Siege. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1992

Edge, David & John Miles Paddock. Arms & Armor of the Medieval Knight. New York: Crescent 1988

Hardy, Robert. Longbow: A social and military history, 3rd edition. Yeovil: Haynes 2006

Art and Illumination

“In Medieval Manuscripts” series. Toronto: University of Toronto Press

Biography

Hicks, Michael. Who’s Who in Late Medieval England. London: Shepheard-Walwyn 1991

Daily Life

Gies, Frances & Joseph. Marriage and the Family in the Middle Ages. New York: Harper & Row 1987

Gies, Joseph & Frances. Life in a Medieval Castle. New York: Harper & Row 1979

Gies, Joseph & Frances. Life in a Medieval City. New York: Harper & Row 1981

Hanawalt, Barbara A. Growing up in Medieval London: The Experience of Childhood in History. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1993

Keen, Maurice. English Society in the Later Middle Ages 1348-1500. New York: Penguin 1990

Reeves, Compton. Pleasure and Pastimes in Medieval England. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1998

Rowling, Marjorie. Everyday Life in Medieval Times. London: Batsford 1968

Rowling, Marjorie. Everyday Life of Medieval Travellers. New York: Dorset Press 1989

What Life Was Like in the Age of Chivalry. Alexandria: Time-Life Books 1997

Food

Butler, Sharon & Constance B. Hieatt. Pleyn Delit. Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1987

Heraldry

Neubecker, Ottfried. Heraldry: Sources, Symbols, and Meaning. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill 1976

History

Collins, Marie & Virginia Davis. A Medieval Book of Seasons. New York: HarperCollins 1992

Cowie, Richard. The Black Death and Peasants’ Revolt. New York: Putnam 1972

Fowler, Kenneth. The Age of Plantagenet and Valois: The Struggle for Supremacy 1328-1498. London: Elek 1967

Tuchman, Barbara W. A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century. New York: Knopf 1978

Religion

Hamilton, Bernard. Religion in the Medieval West, 2nd edition. London: Edward Arnold 2003

Trades and Crafts

Medieval Craftsmen series. London: British Museum Press

Women

Coss, Peter. The Lady in Medieval England 1000-1500. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books 1998

Uitz, Erika, trans. Sheila Marnie. The Legend of Good Women: Medieval Women in Towns & Cities. Mount Kisco: Moyer Bell Limited 1990

 

 

Further Reading in the Period

Agriculture

Crane, Eva. The Archaeology of Beekeeping. London: Duckworth 1983

Crowther, R. E. & J. Evans. Coppice, 2nd edition. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office 1986

Henisch, Bridget Ann. The Medieval Calendar Year. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press 1999

Landsberg, Sylvia. The Medieval Garden. New York: Thames and Hudson 1995

Miller, Edward, ed. The Agrarian History of England and Wales, vol. 3 1348-1500. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1991

Sweeney, Del. Agriculture in the Middle Ages. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 1995

Arms, Armor, and Military Matters

Anglo, Sydney. The Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe. New Haven: Yale University Press 2000

Ascham, Roger, ed. Peter E. Medine. Toxophilus. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies 2002

Ayton, Andrew. Knights and Warhorses: Military Service and the English Aristocracy Under Edward III. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1994

Barber, Richard. The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince from Contemporary Letters, Diaries, and Chronicles. London: Folio Society 1979

Barber, Richard & Juliet Barker. Tournaments: Jousts, Chivalry and Pageants in the Middle Ages. New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1898

Barker, Juliet R. V. The Tournament in England, 1100-1400. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1986

Barnie, John. War in Medieval English Society: Social Values and the Hundred Years War 1337-99. Ithaca: Cornell University Press 1974

Blair, Claude. European Armour. London: Batsford 1958

Bradbury, Jim. The Medieval Archer. New York: St. Martin’s Press 1985

Burne, Alfred H. The Crécy War. Ware: Wordsworth Editions 1999

Coopland, G. W. The Tree of Battles of Honoré Bonet. Liverpool: University Press of Liverpool 1949

Coss, Peter. The Knight in Medieval England 1000-1400. Stroud: Sutton 1993

Curry, Ann & Michael Hughes, ed. Arms, Armies and Fortifications of the Hundred Years War. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1994

Davis, R. H. C. The Medieval Warhorse. New York: Thames and Hudson 1989

de Charny, Geoffroi, trans. Richard W. Kaeuper & Elspeth Kennedy. The Book of Chivalry. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press 1996

de Pizan, Christine, trans. Sumner Willard, ed. Charity Cannon Willard. The Book of Deeds of Arms and of Chivalry. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press 1999

Delbrück, Hans, trans. Walter J. Renfroe, Jr. Medieval Warfare. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press 1990

DeVries, Kelly. Medieval Military Technology. Orchard Park: Broadview Press 1992

DeVries, Kelly. Infantry Warfare in the Early Fourteenth Century. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1996

ffoulkes, Charles. The Armourer and his Craft. New York: Dover 1989

Gravett, Christopher. The World of the Medieval Knight. New York: Peter Bedrick 1996

Gravett, Christopher. English Medieval Knight 1300-1400. London: Osprey 2002

Hardy, Robert. The Great Warbow. Stroud: Sutton 2005

Howard, Michael, George J. Andreopoulos, & Mark R. Shulman, ed. The Laws of War. New Haven: Yale University Press 1994

Hyland, Anne. The Medieval Warhorse: From Byzantium to the Crusades. Stroud: Sutton 1994

Hyland, Anne. The Warhorse 1250-1600. Stroud: Sutton 1998

Koch, H. W. Medieval Warfare. London: Prentice Hall 1978

Flavius Vegetius Renatus, trans. N. P. Milner. Vegetius: Epitome of Military Science. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press 1993

Muhlberger, Steven. Jousts and Tournaments: Charny and the Rules for Chivalric Sport in Fourteenth Century France. Union City: The Chivalry Bookshelf 2002

Nicolle, David. Medieval Warfare Source Book. London: Arms and Armour 1995

Norris, John. Early Gunpowder Artillery c. 1300-1600. Marlborough: The Crowood Press 2000

Oakeshott, R. Ewart. Records of the Medieval Sword. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1991

Oakeshott, R. Ewart. The Sword in the Age of Chivalry. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1991

Oakeshott, R. Ewart. The Archaeology of Weapons. London: Lutterworth Press 1960

Oman, C.W.C., ed. John H. Beeler The Art of War in the Middle Ages, revised edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press 1953

Powicke, Michael. Military Obligation in Medieval England. Oxford: Clarendon 1996

Prestwich, Michael. Armies and Warfare in the Middle Ages: The English Experience. New Haven: Yale University Press 1996

Price, Brian R. Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction: the 14th Century. Boulder: Paladin Press 2000

Reid, William. Arms Through the Ages. New York: Harper & Row 1976

Robards, Brooks. The Medieval Knight at War. New York: Barnes & Noble 1997

Seward, Desmond. The Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453. New York: Atheneum 1978

Soar, Hugh D. H. The Crooked Stick: A History of the Longbow. Yardley: Westholme 2004

Sumption, Jonathan. The Hundred Years War I: Trial by Battle. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 1990

Sumption, Jonathan. The Hundred Years War II: Trial by Fire. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 1999

Trapp, Oswald Graf. The Armoury of the Castle of Churburg. London: Methuen 1929

Art and Illumination

Avril, Françoise. Manuscript Painting at the Court of France: The Fourteenth Century. New York: Braziller 1978

Backhouse, Janet. The Luttrell Psalter. London: The British Library 1969

Backhouse, Janet. The Illuminated Page. Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1997

Camille, Michael. The Gothic Idol: Ideology and Image-making in Medieval Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1991

Camille, Michael. Master of Death. New Haven: Yale University Press 1996

Camille, Michael. Mirror in Parchment: The Luttrell Psalter and the making of Medieval England. Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1998

Camille, Michael. Image on the Edge: The Margins of Medieval Art. Chicago: Reaktion 1992

Cutler, Charles D. Northern Painting from Pucelle to Bruegel. New York: Holt, Reinhart, and Wilson 1968

de Hamel, Christopher. A History of Illuminated Manuscripts. London: Phaidon 1994

Dunkerton, Jill, Susan Foister, Dillian Gordon, Nicholas Penny. Giotto to Dürer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery. New Haven: Yale University Press 1991

Hedeman, Anne D. The Royal Image: Illustrations of the Grandes Chroniques de France 1274-1422. Berkeley: University of California Press 1996

Longuon, Jean & Raymond Cazelles, ed. The Tres Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry. New York: Braziller 1969

Marcel, Thomas. The Rohan Master: A Book of Hours. New York: Braziller 1973

Marcel, Thomas. The Golden Age: Manuscript Painting at the Time of Jean, Duke of Berry. New York: Braziller 1979

Marks, Richard & N. J. Morgan. The Golden Age of English Manuscript Painting 1200-1500. New York: Braziller 1981

Meiss, Millard. French Painting in the Time of Jean de Berry: The Limbourgs and Their Contemporaries. New York: Braziller 1974

Meiss, Millard. French Painting in the Time of Jean de Berry: The Late XIV Century and the Patronage of the Duke. London: Phaidon 1967

Meiss, Millard & Elizabeth Beatson, ed. The Belles Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry. New York: Braziller 1974

Pirani, Emma. Gothic Illuminated Manuscripts. London: Hamlyn 1966

Rouse, E. Clive. Medieval Wall Paintings, 4th edition. Princes Risborough: Shire 1991

Sherman, Claire Richter. The Portraits of Charles V of France (1338-1380). New York: New York University Press 1969

Snyder, James. Medieval Art. New York: Prentice Hall 1989

Stone, Lawrence. Sculpture in Britain: The Middle Ages, 2nd edition. Harmondsworth: Pelican History of Art series 1972

Suckale, Robert & Matthias Weniger, ed. Ingo R. Walther. Painting of the Gothic Era. Cologne: Taschen 1999

Walters Art Gallery. The International Style: The Arts in Europe around 1400. Baltimore: Walters Art Gallery 1962

The Hunting Book of Gaston Phébus. London: Harvey Miller 1998

Spenser, J., trans. The Four Seasons of the House of Cerruti. New York: Facts on File 1984

The Hours of Jeanne d’Evreux, Queen of France. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art 1957

Biography

Barber, Richard. Edward Prince of Wales and Aquitaine: A Biography of the Black Prince. London: Allen Lane 1978

Bevan, Bryan. Edward III. London: Rubicon Press 1992

Bevan, Bryan. King Richard II. London: Rubicon 1990

de Silva-Vigier, Anil. This Moste Highe Prince John of Gaunt. Durham: Pentland Press 1992

Howard, Donald R. Chaucer: His Life, His Works, His World. New York: Fawcett 1987

Saul, Nigel. Richard II. New Haven: Yale University Press 1997

Buildings

Fossier, Jean Chapelot Robert, trans. Henry Cleere. The Village & House in the Middle Ages. Berkeley: University of California Press 1985

Grenville, Jane. Medieval Housing. London: Leicester University Press 1997

Wood, Margaret. The English Mediaeval House. London: Bracken Books 1990

Commerce

Bennet, Judith M. Ale, Beer, and Brewsters in England. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1996

Cameron, David Kerr. The English Fair. Stroud: Sutton 1998

Dyer, Christopher. Making a Living in the Middle Ages. New Haven: Yale University Press 2002

Gies, Frances & Joseph. Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel. New York: HarperCollins 1994

Hunt, Edwin S. & James M. Murray. A History of Business in Medieval Europe, 1200-1500. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1999

Hutchinson, Gillian. Medieval Ships and Shipping. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 1994

Power, Eileen. The Wool Trade in English Medieval History. London: Oxford University Press 1965

Spufford, Peter. Money and Its Use in Medieval Europe. Cambridge: The Stationery Office 1988

Costume and Adornment

Arnold, Janet. The Jupon or Coat-Armour of the Black Prince in Canterbury Cathedral. London: Journal of the Church Monuments Society Vol. VIII 1993

Beniss, Elijah. The Dyer’s Companion. New York: Dover 1973

Bertram, Fr. Jerome, ed. Monumental Brasses as Art and History. Stroud: Sutton 1996

Bridbury, A. R. Medieval English Clothmaking: An Economic Survey. London: Heinemann Educational Books 1982

Burnham, Dorothy K. Cut My Cote. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum 1973

Bury, Shirley. An Introduction to Rings. London: Stemmer House 1984

Clayton, Muriel. Catalogue of Rubbings of Brasses and Incised Slabs. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office 1979

Davenport, Millia. The Book of Costume. New York: Crown 1984

Druitt, Herbert. A Manual of Costume as Illustrated by Monumental Brasses. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing 1970

Evans, Joan. Dress in Medieval France. Oxford: Clarendon 1952

Fingerlin, Ilse. Gürtel des hohen und späten Mittelalters. Munich: Deutscher Kunstverlag 1971

Fischbach, Fredrick. Historic Textile Patterns. New York: Dover 1992

Geijer, A., A. N. Franzér, & M. Nockert. Drottning Margarettas gullene kjortel (Queen Margaret’s Golden Gown) i Uppsala Domkyra. Stockholm: Kungl. Vitterhetsakademien 1985

Goubitz, Olaf, Carol van Driel-Murray, & Willy Groenman-van Waatering, trans. Olaf Goubitz & Xandra Barder. Stepping Through Time. Zwolle: Stichting Promotie Archeologie 2001

Harte, N.B., E. M. Carus-Wilson, & Kenneth G. Ponting, ed. Cloth and Clothing in Medieval Europe. London: Heinemann Educational Books 1983

Hodges, Laura F. Chaucer and Costume: The Secular Pilgrims in the General Prologue. Cambridge: Brewer 2000

Hurtig, Judith W. The Armored Gisant Before 1400. New York: Garland Publishing 1979

Lightbown, Ronald W. Mediaeval European Jewelry. London: Victoria & Albert Museum 1992

Liles, J. N. The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing. Knoxville: University of Tennessee 1990

Martin, Rebecca. Textiles in Daily Life in the Middle Ages. Bloomington: Indiana University Press 1985

Mazzaoui, Maureen Fennell. The Italian Cotton Industry in the Later Middle Ages 1100-1600. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1981

Netherton, Robin & Gale R. Owen-Crocker, ed. Medieval Clothing and Textiles, vols. 1, 2, 3 Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 2005-2007

Newton, Stella Mary. Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1980

Nockert, Margareta. Bockstensmannen. Falkenberg: Foreningen Varsberg Museum 1985

Østergård, Else. Woven into the Earth: Textiles from Norse Greenland. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press 2004

Piponnier, Françoise & Perrine Mane, trans. Caroline Beamish. Dress in the Middle Ages. New Haven: Yale University Press 1997

Scott, Margaret. A Visual History of Costume: The Fourteenth and  Fifteenth Centuries. London: Batsford 1986

Van Stralen, Trudy. Indigo, Madder and Marigold. Loveland: Interweave Press 1993

Veale, Elspeth M. The English Fur Trade in the Later Middle Ages. London: Oxford University Press 1966

Zijlstra-zweens, Henrika M. Of His Array Telle I No Lenger Tale. Amsterdam: Rodopi 1988

Daily Life

Arano, Luisa Cogliati. The Medieval Health Handbook. New York: Braziller 1976

Bisson, Lillian M. Chaucer and the Late Medieval World. New York: St. Martin’s Press 1999

Blackley, P. D. & Gustav Hermansen. The Household Book of Queen Isabella of England. Edmonton: University of Alberta 1971

Blackmans, Wim, & Antheun Hanse, ed. Showing Status: Representations of Social Positions in the Late Middle Ages. Turnhout: Brepols 1999

Brewer, Derek. Chaucer and His World. New York: Dodd, Mead 1978

Brown, Michelle P. A Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600. Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1990

Chambers, R. W., & Walter W. Seton, ed. A Fifteenth Century Courtesy Book. London: Early English Text Society 1914

Clark, John, ed. The Medieval Horse and Its Equipment. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office 1995

Collins, Marie & Virginia Davis. A Medieval Home Companion. New York: HarperCollins 1991

Cummins, John. The Hound and the Hawk: The Art of Medieval Hunting. New York: St. Martin’s Press 1988

de Worde, Wynkyn, ed. Anne Bagnall. The Boke of Kervynge. Lewes: Southover Press 2003

DeWindt, Edwin Brezette, ed. & trans. A Slice of Life: Selected Documents of Medieval English Peasant Experience. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications 1996

Duby, Georges, ed. A History of Private Life, vol. 2: Revelations of the Medieval World. Cambridge: Belknap 1988

Dyer, Christopher. Standards of Living in the Later Middle Ages: Social Change in Hay, Denis, Europe in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries, 2nd edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1989

Dyer, Christopher. Everyday Life in Medieval England. London: Hambledon 1994

Dyer, Christopher. An Age of Transition? Economy and Society in England in the Later Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon 2005

Firnivall, F. J., ed. The Babees Book. London: Early English Text Society 1997

Goldberg, P.J.P. Medieval England, A Social History 1250-1550. London: Hodder Arnold 2004

Green, Monica H., ed. The Trotula: A Medieval Compendium of Women’s Medicine. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 2001

Herlihy, David. Medieval Households. Cambridge: Harvard University Press 1985

Hoffmann, Richard C. Fisher’s Craft & Lettered Art: Tracts on Fishing from the End of the Middle Ages. Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1997

Hughes, Geoffrey. Swearing: A Social History of Foul Language, Oaths and Profanity in English. Oxford: Blackwell 1993

Hyland, Anne. The Horse in the Middle Ages. Stroud: Sutton 1999

Jusserand, Jean J., trans. Lucy Toulmin Smith. English Wayfaring Life in the Middle Ages (XIVth Century). London: Ernest Benn 1931

Le Goff, Jacques, trans. Arthur Goldhammer. Time, Work, & Culture in the Middle Ages. Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1982

Loomis, Roger Sherman. A Mirror of Chaucer’s World. Princeton: Princeton University Press 1965

Milham, Mary Ella. Platina: On Right Pleasure and Good Health. Tempe: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 1998

Moriarty, Catherine. The Voice of the Middle Ages in Personal Letters 1100-1500. New York: Peter Bedrick 1989

Myers, A. R. London in the Age of Chaucer. Norman: University of Oklahoma 1972

Newman, Paul B. Daily Life in the Middle Ages. Jefferson: McFarland 2001

Ogden, Margaret Sinclair, ed. The “Liber de Diversis Medicinis”. London: Early English Text Society 1969

Ohler, Norbert, trans. Caroline Hillier. The Medieval Traveller. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1989

Origo, Iris. The Merchant of Prato. London: Folio Society 1984

Orme, Nicholas. From Childhood to Chivalry: The Education of the English Kings and Aristocracy 1066-1530. London: Methuen 1984

Orme, Nicholas. Medieval Children. New Haven: Yale University Press 2001

Orme, Nicholas. Medieval Schools. New Haven: Yale University Press 2006

Power, Eileen. The Goodman of Paris. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1928

Prescott, Andrew. English Historical Documents. London: The British Library 1988

Radulescu, Raluca & Alison Truelove, ed. Gentry Culture in Late Medieval England. Manchester: Manchester University Press 2005

Rawcliffe, Carole. Medicine & Society in Later Medieval England. Stroud: Sutton 1995

Rickert, Edith. Chaucer’s World. New York: Oxford University Press 1948

Shahar, Shulamith. Childhood in the Middle Ages. London: Routledge 1992

Singman, Jeffrey L., & Will McLean. Daily Life in Chaucer’s England. Westport: Greenwood 1995

Speed, Peter, ed. Those who Fought. New York: Italica 1996

Speed, Peter, ed. Those who Prayed. New York: Italica 1997

Speed, Peter, ed. Those who Worked. New York: Italica 1997

Thrupp, Sylvia L. The Merchant Class of Medieval London. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 1989

Verdon, Jean, trans. George Holoch. Travel in the Middle Ages. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press 2003

Webb, Diana. Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in the Medieval West. London: I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd 2001

Wilkins, Sally. Sports and Games of Medieval Cultures. Westport: Greenwood 2002

Woolgar, C. M., ed. Household Accounts from Medieval England. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1992

Food

Austin, Thomas, ed. Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books. London: Early English Text Society 1996

Carlin, Martha & Joel T. Rosenthal, ed. Foods and Eating in Medieval Europe. London: Hambledon 1998

Hammond, P. W.  Food and Feast in Medieval England. Stroud: Sutton 1993

Henisch, Bridget Ann. Fast and Feast: Food in Medieval Society. University Park: Pennsylvania State University 1996

Hieatt, Constance B. & Sharon Butler. Curye on Inglysch. London: Early English Text Society 1985

Hieatt, Constance B & Sharon Butler. Pleyn Delit: Medieval Cookery for Modern Cooks. Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1987

Hieatt, Constance B. An Ordinance of Pottage. London: Prospect Books 1988

Redon, Odile, Françoise Sabban, & Silvano Serventi. The Medieval Kitchen. Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1998

Sass, Lorna J. To the King’s Taste. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1975

Scully, Terence. The Art of Cookery in the Middle Ages. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1977

Scully, Terence, ed. The Vivendier: A Fifteenth Century French Cookery Manuscript. London: Prospect Books 1997

Wilson, C. Anne. Food and Drink in Britain. Chicago: Academy Chicago 1991

Hampshire (Sir Geoffrey’s Home County)

Cantor, Leonard. The English Medieval Landscape. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 1982

Cunliffe, Barry. Dunbury, revised edition. London: Batsford 1993

Hinton, David A. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. London: George Philip & Son Ltd. 1988

Keene, Derek. Survey of Medieval Winchester (Winchester Studies 2), vol. i and ii. Oxford: Clarendon 1985

Platt, Colin. Medieval Southampton: The Port and Trading Community AD 1000-1600. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 1973

Turner, Barbara Carpenter. A History of Hampshire. Stroud: Phillimore 1988

Heraldry

Foster, Joseph. The Dictionary of Heraldry: Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Studio Editions 1996

Fox-Davies, Arthur. The Art of Heraldry. New York: Arno Press 1976

Pakula, Marvin H. Heraldry and Armor of the Middle Ages. Cranbury: A.S. Barnes 1972

History

Allmand, Christopher. The Hundred Years War: England and France at War c. 1300-c. 1450. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1988

Allmand, Christopher. Society at War: The Experience of England and France during the Hundred Years War, 2nd edition. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1998

Bean, J. M. W. From Lord to Patron: Lordship in Late Medieval England. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 1989

Benedictow, Ole J. The Black Death 1346-1353. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 2004

Britnell, Richard H. The Commercialization of English Society 1000-1500, 2nd edition. Manchester: Manchester University Press 1996

Cantor, Norman F England c. 1200-1520. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1989

Cantor, Norman F. The Medieval Reader. New York: HarperCollins 1994

Denholm-Young, N. The Country Gentry in the Fourteenth Century. Oxford: Clarendon 1969

Dobson, R. B., ed. The Peasants’ Revolt of 1381, 2nd edition. Basingstoke: Macmillan 1983

Dunn, Alastair. The Great Rising of 1381. Charleston: Tempus 2002

Evans, Joan, ed. The Flowering of the Middle Ages. New York: Thames and Hudson 1998

Froissart, Jean, trans. Geoffrey Brereton. Chronicles. New York: Penguin 1978

Given-Wilson, Chris. The Royal Household and the King’s Affinity: Service, Politics and Finance in England 1360-1413. New Haven: Yale University Press 1986

Given-Wilson, Chris. The English Nobility in the Late Middle Ages. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 1987

Herlihy, David. The Black Death and the Transformation of the West. Cambridge: Harvard University Press 1997

Hicks, Michael. Bastard Feudalism. London: Longman 1995

Hilton, R. H. & T. H. Aston, ed. The English Rising of 1381. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1984

Hilton, Rodney. Bond Men Made Free: Medieval Peasant Movements and the English Rising of 1381. New York: Routledge 1986

Horrow, Rosemary, trans. & ed. The Black Death. Manchester: Manchester University Press 1994

Jones, Michael. Ducal Brittany 1364-1399. New York: Oxford University Press 1970

Labarge, Margaret Wade. Gascony: England’s First Colony 1204-1453. London: Hamish Hamilton 1980

Le Goff, Jacques, ed., trans. Lydia G. Cochrane The Medieval World. London: Collins & Brown 1980

Matthew, Gervase. The Court of Richard II. London: John Murray 1968

McKisack, May. The Fourteenth Century: 1307-1399. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1991

Miller, Edward & John Hatcher. Medieval England: Towns, Commerce and Crafts 1086-1348. London: Longman 1995

Neilands, Robin. The Hundred Years War. London: Routledge 1991

Ormrod, W. M. The Reign of Edward III: Crown & Political Society in England 1327-1377. New Haven: Yale University Press 1990

Palmer, J. J. N. England, France and Christendom, 1377-99. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press 1972

Platt, Colin. Medieval England. New York: Scribner 1978

Platt, Colin. King Death. Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1996

Siegler, Philip. The Black Death. New York: Harper & Row 1971

Tuck, Anthony. Crown and Nobility 1272-1461: Political Conflict in Late Medieval England. Totowa: Barnes & Noble 1986

Walker, Simon. The Lancastrian Affinity 1361-1399. Oxford: Oxford Historical Monographs 1990

Waugh, Scott L. England in the Reign of Edward III. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1991

Wright, Nicolas. Knights and Peasants: The Hundred Years War in the French Countryside. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1998

Wright, Silvia. The Age of Chivalry: English Society 1200-1400. New York: Warwick 1988

Literature

Anonymous, ed. J.R.R. Tolkien, E.V. Gordon, Norman Davis. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1987

Anonymous, ed. Derek Pearsall. The Floure and the Leafe. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications 1990

Chaucer, Geoffrey, ed. Walter W. Skeat. The Legend of Good Women. Oxford: Clarendon 1889

Chaucer, Geoffrey, ed. Donald R. Howard & James Dean. Troilus and Criseyde and Selected Short Poems. New York: Signet New American Library 1976

Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Canterbury Tales. New York: Avenel Books 1985

Kempe, Margery, trans. Barry Windeatt. The Book of Margery Kempe. New York: Penguin 1988

Krueger, Roberta L., ed. The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Romance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2000

Langland, William, trans. J. F. Goodridge. Piers the Plowman. New York: Penguin 1987

Malory, Thomas. Le Morte d’Arthur. London: J. M. Dent & Sons 1967

Mandeville, John, trans. C. W. R. D. Moseley. Travels. New York: Penguin 1983

Manors and Tenants

Bailey, Mark, trans. The English Manor c.1200-c.1500. Manchester: Manchester University Press 2002

Bennett, H. S. Life on the English Manor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1948

Britton, Edward. The Community of the  Vill: A Study of the History of the Family and Village Life in Fourteenth-Century England. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada 1977

Fryde, E. B Peasants and Landlords in Later Medieval England. Stroud: Sutton 1996

Hanawalt, Barbara A. The Ties That Bound: Peasant Families in Medieval England. New York: Oxford University Press 1986

Hartley, Dorothy & Margaret M. Eliot. Life and Work of the People of England: The Fourteenth Century. New York: Putnam 1929

Hilton, R.H. The English Peasantry in the Later Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon 1979

Hooke, Della, ed. Medieval Villages. Oxford: Oxford University Press Committee for Archaeology 1985

Klingelhöfer, Eric. Manor, Vill, and Hundred: The Development of Rural Institutions in Early Medieval Hampshire. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies 1992

Lock, Ray, ed. The Court Rolls of Walsham le Willows 1351-99. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 2002

Raftis, J.A. Peasant Economic Development Within the English Manorial System. Stroud: Sutton 1996

Schofield, Phillipp R. Peasant and Community in Medieval England 1200-1500. New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2003

Woolgar, C. M. The Great Household in Late Medieval England. New Haven: Yale University Press 1999

Music

Cattin, Giulio, trans. Steven Botterill. Music of the Middle Ages I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1984

Dobson, E.J. & F. L. Harrison Medieval English Songs. London: Faber & Faber 1979

Gangwere, Blanche. Music History from the Late Roman through the Gothic Period, 313-1425. Westport: Greenwood 1986

Greenberg, Noah. An English Song Book: part songs and sacred music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance for one to six voices. New York: Doubleday 1961

Hoppin, Richard H. Medieval Music. New York: Norton 1978

McGee, Timothy J. Medieval and Renaissance Music: a Performer’s Guide. Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1985

McGee, Timothy J. Medieval Instrumental Dances. Bloomington: Indiana University Press 1989

Page, Christopher. Voices and Instruments of the Middle Ages. London: J. M. Dent & Sons 1987

Southworth, John. The English Medieval Minstrel. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press 1989

Wilkins, Nigel. Music in the Age of Chaucer. Cambridge: Brewer 1979

Objects and Archaeological Sources

Alexander, Jonathan & Paul Binski. Age of Chivalry: Art in Plantagenet England 1200-1400. London: Royal Academy of Arts 1987

Atkin, M. & D. H. Evans. Excavations in Norwich 1971-1978. Norwich: East Anglian Archaeology 1985

Biddle, Martin, Ian H. Goodall, & David A. Hinton Object and Economy in Medieval Winchester (Winchester Studies 7.ii), vol. i and ii. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1990

Burckhardt, Monica. Mobilier Moyen-Age, Renaissance. Paris: Charles Massin 1990

Chinnery, Vicot. Oak Furniture: the British Tradition. Woodbridge: Antique Collectors’ Club 1988

Cowgill, J., M. de Neergaard, & N. Griffiths. Knives and Scabbards. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office 1987

Crowfoot, Elizabeth, Frances Pritchard, & Kay Staniland. Textiles and Clothing 1150-1450. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office 1992

Cunliffe, Barry. Excavations at Portchester Castle, vols. 3 & 4. New York: Thames and Hudson 1977

Eames, Penelope. Furniture in England, France and the Netherlands from the Twelfth to the Fifteenth Century. London: Furniture History Society 1977

Egan, Geoff. Dress Accessories c. 1150 – c. 1450. London: The Stationery Office 1991

Egan, Geoff. The Medieval Household: Daily Living c.1150-c.1450. London: The Stationery Office 1998

Grew, Frances & Margrethe de Neergaard. Shoes and Pattens. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office 1988

Haslam, Jeremy. Medieval Pottery. Princes Risborough: Shire 1984

Husband, T. B. & J. Hayward. The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages. New York: Dutton 1975

Margeson, Sue et al. Norwich Households. Norwich: East Anglian Archaeology 1993

McCarty, Michael R. & Catherine M. Brooks. Medieval Pottery in Britain AD 900-1600. London: Leicester University Press 1988

Mercer, Eric. Furniture 700-1700. Des Moines: Meredith Press 1969

Morris, Carole A. Wood and Woodworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York (The Archaeology of York 17/13). York: Council for British Archaeology 2000

Mould, Quita, Ian Carlisle, & Esther Cameron. Leather and Leatherworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York (The Archaeology of York 17/16). York: Council for British Archaeology 2003

Murdock, Tessa. Treasures and Trinkets: Jewelry in London from Pre-Roman Times to the 1930s. London: Museum of London 1991

Nørlund, Poul. Buried Norsemen at Herjolfsnes. Copenhagen: Meddelelser om Grønland 1924

Ottaway, Patrick & Nicola Rogers. Craft, Industry and Everyday Life: Finds from Medieval York (The Archaeology of York 17/15). York: Council for British Archaeology 2002

Oxley, John, ed. Excavations at Southampton Castle. Southampton: Southampton City Museums 1986

Perkins, Ward. London Museum Medieval Catalogue 1940. Ipswich: Anglia 1993

Platt, Colin & Richard Coleman-Smith. Excavations in Medieval Southampton. London: Leicester University Press 1975

Spenser, Brian. Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum Medieval Catalogue, Parts 1 & 2. Salisbury: Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum 1990

Spenser, Brian. Pilgrim Souvenirs and Secular Badges. London: The Stationery Office 1998

Thomas, Susan. Medieval Footwear from Coventry. Coventry: Coventry Museums 1980

Tyson, Rachel. Medieval Glass Vessels found in England c AD 1200-1500 (Research Report 121). York: Council for British Archaeology 2000

Walton, Penelope. Textiles, Cordage and Raw Fibre from 16-22 Coppergate (The Archaeology of York 17/5). York: Council for British Archaeology 1989

Wanscher, Ole. Sella Curulis: the Folding Stool. Gentofte: Rosenkilde & Bagger 1980

Wild, John Peter. Textiles in Archaeology. Princes Risborough: Shire 1988

Paris 1400: Les arts sous Charles VI. Paris: Fayard 2004

Religion

Arnold, John H. Belief and Unbelief in Medieval Europe. London: Hodder Arnold 2005

Brooke, Rosalind & Christopher. Popular Religion in the Middle Ages. New York: Thames and Hudson 1984

Brown, Andrew. Church and Society in England, 1000-1500. New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2003

de Voragine, Jacobus, trans. William Granger Ryan. The Golden Legend: Readings on the Saints. Princeton: Princeton University Press 1993

Finucane, Ronald C. Miracles and Pilgrims: Popular Beliefs in Medieval England. New York: St. Martin’s Press 1995

Littlehales, Henry, ed. The Prymer, or, Lay Folks’ Prayer Book. London: Early English Text Society 1996

Oakley, Francis. The Church in the Later Middle Ages. Ithaca: Cornell University Press 1985

Pantin, W.A. The English Church in the Fourteenth Century. Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1980

Swanson, R.N. Church & Society in Late Medieval England. Oxford: Blackwell 1993

Swanson, Robert N. Religion and Devotion in Europe, c. 1215-c. 1515. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1997

Vauchez, André, trans. Daniel E. Bornstein. The Laity in the Middle Ages. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press 1993

Wieck, Roger S. Time Sanctified: The Book of Hours in Medieval Art and Life. New York: Braziller 1988

Bülbring, Karl D., trans. The Earliest Complete English Prose Psalter. London: Early English Text Society 1998

Trades and Crafts

Basing, Patricia. Trades and Crafts in Medieval Manuscripts. Chicago: New Amsterdam 1990

Blair, John & Nigel Ramsay, eds.  English Medieval Industries. London: Hambledon 1991

Brown, Duncan H. Pottery in Medieval Southampton c. 1066-1510 (Southampton Archaeology Monographs 8). York: Council for British Archaeology 2002

Cennini, Cennino d’Andrea, trans, Daniel V. Thompson, Jr. Il Libro dell’Arte. New York: Dover 1960

Crossley, D. W., ed. Mediaeval Industry. York: Council for British Archaeology 1981

Holt, Richard. The Mills of Medieval England. Oxford: Basil Blackwell Ltd. 1988

Salzman, L. F. English Industries of the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon 1923

Theophilus, trans. John G. Hawthorne & Cyril Stanley Smith. On Divers Arts. New York: Dover 1979

Thompson, Daniel V. The Materials and Techniques of Medieval Painting. New York: Dover 1956

Wood, Robin. The Wooden Bowl. Ammanford: Stobart Davies Ltd 2005

Women

de Pizan, Christine, trans. Charity Cannon Willard. A Medieval Woman’s Mirror of Honor: The Treasury of the City of Ladies. New York: Bard Hall/Persea 1989

Swabey, ffiona. Medieval Gentlewoman: Life in a Gentry Household in the Later Middle Ages. New York: Routledge 1999

Ward, Jennifer C. English Noblewomen in the Later Middle Ages. Harlow: Longman Medieval World series 1992

Ward, Jennifer C. Women of the English Nobility and Gentry. Manchester: Manchester University Press 1995

Wright, Thomas, trans. The Book of the Knight of La Tour-Landry. London: Early English Text Society 2000

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