The foundations of gentry life
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The foundations of gentry life the Multons of Frampton and their world, 1270-1370 by Peter R. Coss

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Social conditions,
  • Gentry,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-303) and index.

StatementPeter Coss
SeriesThe past & present book series
LC ClassificationsHT658.G7 C667 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24803576M
ISBN 109780199560004
LC Control Number2009943756

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The Foundations of Gentry Life The Multons of Frampton and their World Peter Coss The Past and Present Book Series. Examines the domestic world of the medieval gentry - fashion, religion, married life; Reveals the foundations of the English social elite; Draws on the rich and neglected archives of the Multon family. In The Foundations of Gentry Life, Peter Coss examines the formative years of the English gentry. In doing so, he explains their lasting characteristics during a long history as a social elite, including adaptability to change and openness to upward mobility from below, chiefly from the professions. Peter Coss brings to life the day-to-day domestic life of the medieval gentry, from their obsession with display, to social codes of conduct and the treatment of guests. Drawing on the rich and rarely studied archive of the Multon family of Frampton, Coss provides an essential contribution to the study of 'gentry . His books include Sissinghurst, God’s Secretaries, When God Spoke English, Wetland, Life in the Somerset Levels, Perch Hill, Restoration, and the acclaimed Gentry. He is winner of the Somerset Maugham Award and the British Topography Prize and lives on a farm in Sussex/5(21).

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This chapter discusses the material culture of the gentry household by examining the accounts of the Multons. The manorial accounts of tell us a great deal about the rebuilding and repairs at Frampton following the long wardship of Thomas de Multon IV. They tell us that some basic refurbishing had to be undertaken. household accounts for and for household. This chapter examines two estates whose records survive in the archive of the Multons of Frampton. One is Frampton itself, the home farm of the Multons. It represents the knightly, more established, end of the gentry spectrum. The other is the estate of the Cobeldykes, centring upon Wyberton, representing the sub-knightly stratum of the gentry whose upward striving did so much to broaden and. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.   On Wednesday night, an all-star lineup performed at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House, raising money for the 9-month-old Troy Gentry Foundation at the invitation of Angie Gentry.