By Peter Stubley
A Pauper's background of britain covers 1,000 years of poverty from Domesday correct as much as the 20 th century, through the Black loss of life and the English Civil warfare. It makes use of modern resources creatively to provide the reader an idea of simply what existence used to be like for the peasants, paupers, beggars and the operating bad as England built from a feudal society right into a filthy rich superpower.
Experience the prior from a unique perspective:
• travel the britain of the Domesday Book
• Make a solemn Franciscan vow of Poverty
• sign up for the Peasant's rebel of 1381
• communicate with Elizabethan beggars' and study their mystery language
• Meet the inmates of Bedlam sanatorium and Bridewell Prison
• get pleasure from a gin-soaked Georgian evening of debauchery
• Spend the evening in a workhouse
• cross slumming in Victorian London
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A Pauper's History of England: 1000 Years of Peasants, Beggars and Guttersnipes by Peter Stubley