England In The Middle Ages (1912) by O'Neill, Elizabeth Speakman [Medieval History]

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Post by LectorRecitator » November 10th, 2018, 4:53 pm


∙ Title: England In The Middle Ages
∙ Author/Editor: O'Neill, Elizabeth Speakman (1877–1951), Formerly University Fellow & Jones Fellow of the University of Manchester
∙ Publisher: T.C. & E.C. Jack
∙ Date/Edition/Impression: 1912


A short study examining the historical framework from the period of the Norman Conquest to the end of the fifteenth century.
A well written study, worth recording.

"The period from the Norman Conquest to the end of the fifteenth century may be conveniently and aptly labelled "Mediæval". Rich and varied as were the phases of its life, it has a certain homogeneity which marks it clearly off from the days before the Conquest and from the Tudor period."

(From Preface)

Readability Information

82 pages divided into 6 brief chapters, plus 1 page of preface and 1 page of bibliography. No illustrations or maps included.
Total: 84 Pages

(Suitable for Novice/Solo Readers)

Lector Recitator’s Readability Rating

Not in regards to Subject Matter or Overall Length, but Structure
(i.e., Division of written material into Chapters/Sections & Subchapters/Subsections and their individual length.)

∙ 1/5: Laborious
∙ 2/5: Challenging
∙ 3/5: Readable
∙ 4/5: Quite Readable
5/5: Exceedingly Readable ←



«ὁ δὲ ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ»/"the unexamined life is not worth living"

(Plato, Apology: 38a. Translated by H. N. Fowler)

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