Medieval Londoners

essays to mark the eightieth birthday of Caroline M. Barron

Edited by Christian Steer and Elizabeth New

Medieval Londoners

Edited by Christian Steer and Elizabeth New

Distributed for University of London Press

250 pages | 6 1/2 x 9 2/3
Cloth $65.00 ISBN: 9781912702145 Published October 2019
Medieval Londoners were a diverse group, some born in the city, and others drawn to the capital from across the realm and from overseas. For some, London became the sole focus of their lives, while others retained or developed networks and loyalties tha
Contents
Foreword by Jo Fox Introduction: medieval Londoners Elizabeth A. New LIVING IN THE CITY 1. Families in later medieval London: sex, marriage and mortality Vanessa Harding 2. A portrait of a late medieval London pub: the Star inn, Bridge Street Justin Colson 3. Huntington Library MS. HM 140: household reading for Londoners? Julia Boffey 4. Palaeography and forgery: Thomas D.’s Book of the Hartshorn in Southwark Martha Carlin 5. ‘Go to hyr neybors wher she dwelte before’: reputation and mobility at the London consistory court in the early sixteenth century Charlotte Berry 6. Aliens, crafts and guilds in late medieval London Matthew Davies 7. William Styfford (fl. 1437?66): citizen and scrivener of London and notary imperial J. L. Bolton 8. Bankers and booksellers: evidence of the late fifteenth century English book trade in the ledgers of the Bardi bank M. T. W. Payne 9. Nicholas Alwyn, mayor of London: a man of two loyalties, London and Spalding Anne F. Sutton 10. Charity and the city: London Bridge, c. 1176?1275 John A. McEwan 11. John Reynewell and St. Botolph Billingsgate Stephen Freeth and John Schofield 12. The testament of Joan FitzLewes: a source for the history of the abbey of Franciscan nuns without Aldgate Julian Luxford 13. Souls of benefactors at Grey Friars church London Christian Steer Afterword: The transformative effect: Caroline Barron as teacher and colleague Clive Burgess Doctorates awarded under the supervision of Caroline M. Barron Index Tabula Gratulatoria
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