Mark Bailey is Professor of Late Medieval History at the University of East Anglia, and in 2019 was the James Ford Lecturer in British History at the University of Oxford and a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College. The Ford Lectures have just been published as After the Black Death by OUP.
The third quarter of the fourteenth century is arguably the most catastrophic and significant period of the last millennium in English history. The Black Death, extreme weather events and animal disease struck repeatedly, leaving the economy and society fundamentally changed. This lecture will explore these events and their consequences.
This book provides a comprehensive introduction and essential guide to one of the most important institutions in medieval England and to its substantial archive. This is the first book to offer a detailed explanation of the form, structure and evolution of the manor and its records. -- .
The first volume in what will become the definitive history of Suffolk looks at how the county survived the three most tumultuous events of the period, the Great Famine, the Black Death and the Peasants' Revolt, to emerge as one of the richest English regions.