A Medieval Life: Cecilia Penifader of Brigstock, c. 1295-1344, by Bennett, Judith
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- ISBN: 9780072903317 | 0072903317
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 11/20/1998
This history of medieval village life is told through the experiences of Cecilia Penifader, a peasant woman who lived on one English manor in the early fourteenth century. This truly unique book offers a wealth of insight into medieval peasant society, bringing many of the characteristics of a time and a people to life. Short and readable, it is an ideal text for undergraduate teaching, suitable for courses in Western civilization, medieval history, women's history, and English history.