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The Gentry Household: The Locus of Consumption

Peter Coss

in The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the material culture of the gentry household by examining the accounts of the Multons. The manorial accounts of 1324-6 tell us a great deal about the rebuilding and repairs at ... More


Household, Locality, and Social Interaction

Peter Coss

in The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter aims to reach a balanced view of the gentry household as a home, as a social organism or institution, and as a feature of the social landscape. It will ask a series of important ... More


“To Comfort the Living”: The Household Choreography of Death and Mourning

Lauren F. Winner

in A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth-Century Virginia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124699
eISBN:
9780300168662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124699.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains that when faced with death, Anglican gentry turned to practices of dying and mourning which were, in the earlier sense of the term, comfortable. They comforted the dying and the ... More


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