From Domesday Book to Magna Carta - Oxford History of England Vol. III - A. L. PooleOxford University Press, 1986, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ spine sunned.
The book comprises the history of the century and a quarter which elapsed between the compilation of Domesday Book and the issue of Magna Carta, the two greatest documents of English medieval history. The volume opens with chapters in which the position of the monarchy and social and economic background of the period in its feudal, rural and urban aspects are discussed.The book ends with a description of the events leading up to the Magna Carta and its sequel, civil war, in which the reign of King John was brought to a close.