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Author Gies, Frances.

Title A medieval family : the Pastons of fifteenth-century England / Frances and Joseph Gies.

Imprint New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, c1998.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    942.04 GIE    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    942.04 GIE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 392 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-367) and index.
Contents The letters -- The family -- Judge William and his children (1421-1444) -- Land disputes and the Siege of Gresham (1444-1450) -- Sir John Fastolf, a soldier in retirement (1450-1452) -- Sir John Fastolf and John Paston (1453-1459) -- The Fastolf will contested (1459-1465) -- The Sack of Hellesdon and the death of John Paston (1465-1466) -- Royal marriages and misalliances (1466-1469) -- The Siege of Caister (1469) -- The Battle of Barnet (1470-1471) -- Family discord, foreign war, and other disturbances (1471-1475) -- Caister regained, a marriage negotiated (1475-1478) -- Deaths (1479-1484) -- The last of the medieval Pastons.
Subject Fastolf, John, 1378?-1459.
Paston family -- Correspondence.
Paston letters.
Middle class -- England -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Family -- England -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- England -- Norfolk.
English letters -- History and criticism.
Letter writing -- History -- To 1500.
Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485 -- Sources.
England -- Social life and customs -- 1066-1485.
Added Author Gies, Joseph.
ISBN 0060172649

 
    
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