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Lost country life / Dorothy Hartley.

1st American ed.. New York : Pantheon Books, [1979] .
ISBN 0394510364, 9780394510361

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Subjects Country life -- England.
Country life.
England -- Social life and customs.
Folklore -- England.
Manners and customs.
Description ix, 374 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes index.
Summary How English country folk lived, worked, threshed, thatched, rolled fleece, milled corn, brewed mead, and carried on all the other tasks and trades of daily rural life.
Contents Introduction -- Background -- The man in history -- The mediaeval world -- The work of the year -- January: New year -- February: "Rest not for taking thy ease" -- March: "March dust to be sold, Worth ransom of gold" -- April: "Sweet April showers" -- May: "Cold May and windy, Barn filleth up finely" -- June: the woolly sheep -- July: "No tempest, good July" -- August: Harvest -- September: "September blow soft Till fruit be in loft" -- October: "October good blast, To blow the hog mast" -- November: "Leave latewardly rearing" -- December: "O dirty December, For Christmas remember" -- The commercial world -- Trade -- Travel -- Markets and fairs -- Commodities -- Appendixes -- Commonly used wild and cultivated plants -- Plants and flowers commonly grown in the late mediaeval period -- Observations on the cultivation and use of plants -- Tusser's hop-yard -- Glossary.
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5674041
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hartley, Dorothy.
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