Discovering Castle Days by J. Bradley CruxtonDiscovering Castle Days by J. Bradley Cruxton

Discovering Castle Days

byJ. Bradley Cruxton

Paperback | November 1, 1997

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Trillium Listed!Lavishly illustrated with original drawings and photographs, Discovering Castle Days examines the society and culture of Europe in the Middle Ages.French version Je Decouvre l'epoque des Chateaux available. Please contact Cheneliere Education ( for details.
J. Bradley Cruxton is with the Durham Board of Education.
Title:Discovering Castle DaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.15 inPublished:November 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195413237

ISBN - 13:9780195413236

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Table of Contents

1. Looking for Clues about the Past2. The Battle of Hastings3. King and Queen, Barons, Knights, and Peasants4. Castles5. Inside a Castle Keep6. Feasting at the Castle7. A Castle Under Attack8. Armour9. Tournaments10. Steps to Knighthood11. Women in the Middle Ages12. The Manor13. A Serf's Cottage14. Serfs and Work15. Entertainment for All16. The Village Church17. Monks and Nuns18. Plan of an Abbey19. The Growth of Towns20. Merchants and Craftpersons21. The Guilds22. Sickness and Treatments23. Law and Order24. Travelling by Land and Sea25. The Adventures of Marco Polo26. Islam27. The Crusades28. Trade with the East29. A Costume Scrapbook

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Explores every aspect of medieval culture, including the arts, architecture, weapons, religion, clothing, food, and medicine; introduces the members of the feudal society; and shows how the location and physical features of Europe influenced the development of medieval society.