Thursday, July 03, 2008

14th century economy and society

Over at A Commonplace Book, Will McLean has a couple of short articles on the English social hierarchy at the time of the Canterbury Tales, and the value of money at the same time.

Image:
A Richard II London groat (4d or pence) from a site by Ivan Buck. Alas, no depiction of the golden angel.

Update: Hoisted from comments:
OpenID tenthmedieval said...

Got no golden angel, but can do you a golden leopard... a relevant one too :-)

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  1. Got no golden angel, but can do you a golden leopard... a relevant one too :-)

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  2. Golden angel? Here you go:

    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Henry_VI_Angel_1470.jpg

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