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The Economic Development of a Norfolk Manor, 1086-1565

Davenport, Frances Gardiner

Published by Frank Cass & Co. Ltd., London, 1967
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Fine. xi, 105, (cii) pp, b&w frontis fo St Mary's Church and Dam Meadow in Forncett, list of illustration, fold- out map, I. An Elizabethan Survey and Domesday Book; II. The Demesne, 1270- 1307; III. The Demesne, 1376-78; IV. the Demesne, 1400-1605; V. The Tenants and their Land, 1272-1306; VI. The Tenants and their Land, 1376- 78; VII. The Tenants and their Land, 1400-1575; VIII. Population; Appendix: I. MSS. relating to Forncett Manor; II. Abstract of part of the survey of 1565; III. Entries in Doomesday Book relating to the Vill of Forncett; IV. Bond Tenements of Forncett Manor, 1400-1565; V. Subsidy Roll of Forncett Vill, 1332; VI. Landholders in Forncett Vill, and Tenants of Forncett Manor, 1565; VII. Table of Leases, 1401-1500; VIII. Account Roll of the Manor of Forncett, 1272-73; IX. Account Rolls of the Manor of Fornccett, 1376-78; X. Court Roll of the Manor of Forncett, 1400; XI. Series of Conveyances relating to a piece of the Demesne of Forncett Manor; XII. Table showing Number of Conveyances entered in Forncett Court Rolls, 1401-1565; XIII. Wills of Bondmen; XIV. Bill of Sir Henry Lee against Robert Bolitout and Thomas Lound. Answer of Thomas Lound. New Impression, 1967. Scarce Title. "The discovery of a rich series of manorial documents in the possession of the steward of the manor of Forncett in Norfolk led the author to make this econimic study of the manor between 1086 and 1565. Her work includes a comparison between an Elizaethan survey on the entries relating to Forncett in Domes day Book; the history of the demesne, describing in detail what this was and how it was managed in the reigh of Edward I, a time when manorial changes were few and insignificant. The author uses the ministers' accounts for the years 1376-78 to show how the lord had ceased forever to have the demesne lands tilled on his own account; an account of the tenants and their land, tracing concisely the situation at the beginning of the fourteenth century, as well as, the disorder and concusion prevalent town generations later." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Inked name on ffep. Small closed tears to top edge spine dj with aged tone spine and partially age- toned panels of same. Only the faintest age-toning to endpapers and text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 004219

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Title: The Economic Development of a Norfolk Manor,...

Publisher: Frank Cass & Co. Ltd., London

Publication Date: 1967

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Fine

Edition: Later Printing

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