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By David McDowall

This is an illustrated heritage of england from prehistoric instances to the current day. The e-book analyzes the key political and army occasions in British historical past, and the place acceptable, seems to be at those inside a much broader, overseas context. It additionally describes way of life for women and men from diversified degrees of society in numerous a while: the type of paintings they did, family members lifestyles, and so on. Emphasis can also be put on cultural, highbrow, medical and fiscal advancements. significant advancements inside of Scotland, eire and Wales and the relatives among those nations and England also are discussed.Иллюстрированная история Великобритании с доисторических времен до настоящего момента. Книга анализирует главные политические и военные события в британской истории, смотрит на них в пределах более широкого, международного контекста. Описывает повседневную жизнь мужчин и женщин в различных уровнях общества и различных поколениях: вид работы, которую они сделали, семейная жизнь, и т.д. Акцент, также помещен на культурное, интеллектуальное, научное и экономическое развитие. Также даны важнейшие события в пределах Шотландии, Ирландии и Уэльса и отношения между этими странами и Англией.--

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It was nor mal for a feuda l lord to make a payment to the king whe n his daughter was marri ed , but John asked for more than was the custom . In the same way, whe n a noble died , h is son had to pay money before he co uld in he rit h is fathe r's land. In order to en large his own income, John inc reased the amount they had to pay. ano rher nob le fam ily. Joh n kept the land for a long time , to benefit from its wealth . He did the same with the bishoprics. As for th e merch ants and towns, he taxed them at a higher level tha n ever before .

A ll of these schoo ls taught Lat in, because most books were written in th is lan guage. Altho ugh it may seem strange for educat ion to be based on a dead lan guage , Latin was important because it was the educa ted language of almost all Europe , and was therefore useful in the spread of ideas and learning. In spite of th e dangers, th e Church took a lead in th e new int ellectu al movement. 41 42 The late Middle Ages 7 The century of war, plague and disorder War with Scotland and France ' T he age of chivalry ' The century of plagues' The poor in revolt· Heresy and orthodoxy Th e fourteen th ce n tury was disastro us for Britain as well as most of Europe , beca use of the effect of wars and plagues.

There ucs only enough food fa keep breeding, animals aIil/e through the "inter. Below left NO\'efnber: perhaps it is fhe sal~ manknocking acorns or nurs fruma tree forhis pigs fa eat. The complere set of pictures SN)U,'S mixed fanning, u·hich produced cereals. 'ine and pigs. ' tenderly licks us cul/. Almost all the populatilm liwJ in the cmlncry. bUl COU'S uere kepcby rl)u''flspeopk too. This Jmnesric scene furs a tow:hinggemlm ess about il. Most landlords obtained the ir income directly from th e home farm, and also from letting out some of their land in return for ren t in crops or mon ey.

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