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By Peter Stubley

ISBN-10: 1783376112

ISBN-13: 9781783376117

What might English historical past seem like from the gutter? The prior is characteristically informed from the point of view of kings and queens, politicians and pioneers. yet what in regards to the humans suffering to outlive on the very lowest degrees of society? definitely the negative are only as a lot part of our heritage?

A Pauper's historical past of britain covers 1,000 years of poverty from Domesday correct as much as the 20th century, through the Black dying and the English Civil conflict. It makes use of modern resources creatively to offer the reader an concept of simply what lifestyles was once like for the peasants, paupers, beggars and the operating negative as England constructed from a feudal society right into a prosperous superpower.

Experience the earlier from a unique perspective:

• travel the britain of the Domesday Book
• Make a solemn Franciscan vow of Poverty
• sign up for the Peasant's rebellion of 1381
• communicate with Elizabethan beggars' and research their mystery language
• Meet the inmates of Bedlam sanatorium and Bridewell Prison
• get pleasure from a gin-soaked Georgian evening of debauchery
• Spend the evening in a workhouse
• cross slumming in Victorian London

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