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The Wealth of the Gentry By Alan Simpson

The Wealth of the Gentry by Alan Simpson

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Originally published in 1961, this book provides a series of narratives illustrating the financial situation of the East Anglian gentry in the period between the dissolution of the monasteries and the civil wars. This is a highly readable book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in regional history, economic history and the gentry.

The Wealth of the Gentry Summary

The Wealth of the Gentry by Alan Simpson

Originally published in 1961, this book provides a series of narratives illustrating the financial situation of the East Anglian gentry in the period between the dissolution of the monasteries and the civil wars. Based on extensive research of estate documents, the narratives focus on specific cases in detail, using tables and extensive notes to back up observations. Indices of places, persons and subjects are also contained at the end of the text. This is a highly readable book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in regional history, economic history and the gentry.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Encounters with accounts; 2. The rising lawyer: Sir Nicholas Bacon; 3. The rising merchant: Sir Thomas Cullum; 4. The courtier - in and out of office: Sir Thomas Cornwallis; 5. The mere landlord; Index of places; Index of persons; Index of subjects.

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NLS9781107619388
9781107619388
1107619386
The Wealth of the Gentry by Alan Simpson
New
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2012-12-13
236
N/A
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