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Mark Bailey

Professor Mark Bailey  

The impact of the Black Death in England, 1348 to 1380  

Time and Date: Saturday 30 April, 18:00 - 19:00

Ticket price: £10 in person/ £9 online

Location: Powell Pg09: CT1 1QU 

Biographical note

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.  

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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. 

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Decline of Serfdom in Late Medieval England: From Bondage to Freedom

Paperback, 16/06/2016, £25.00
An exciting, fresh look at one of the most important questions of medieval scholarship - the decline of serfdom and its implications.

After the Black Death: Economy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

Hardback, 11/02/2021, £38.99
The Black Death was the worst pandemic in recorded history. This book presents a major reevaluation of its immediate impact and longer-term consequences in England.

English Manor C.1200-C.1500

Paperback, 27/06/2002, £15.99
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. -- .

Medieval Suffolk: An Economic and Social History, 1200-1500

Paperback, 18/02/2010, £19.99
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.
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