By Philip Slavin
Despite elevated commercialization and an effective community of neighborhood markets in 1300s Europe—as good as major expenditures and hazards linked to the creation, transportation, and garage of food—some landed lords, monasteries, and convents endured to depend upon the produce in their personal estates. This precise examine units out to account for the confusing scenario, protecting the interval among 1260 and 1536 with an in-depth research of the altering styles and fortunes of the provisioning of Norwich Cathedral Priory. because it examines the complete means of foodstuff supply from box to desk, the list explores the query of meals safety in the context of many of the crises within the 14th century, and likewise illustrates the aftereffects of the Black loss of life. whereas supplying exceptional perception into Norwich Priory, the booklet additionally serves as an immense source for figuring out the overdue heart a long time economic system and society of britain in the course of a time of upheaval.