Book Title: Chaucer's People : Everyday Lives in the Middle Ages
Author: Liza Picard
Format: Paperback | 368 pages
Publication Date: 18 Oct 2018
'A holiday in the complex, joyful, indelicate medieval world'
John Higgs, author of Watling Street
Chaucer's People is an absorbing and revealing guide to the Middle Ages, populated with Chaucer's pilgrims from The Canterbury Tales. These are lives spent at the pedal of a loom, maintaining the ledgers of an estate or navigating the high seas. Drawing on contemporary experiences of a vast range of subjects including trade, religion, toe-curling remedies and hair-raising recipes, bestselling historian Liza Picard recreates the medieval world in glorious detail.