The Description of England

The Description of England

The Classic Contemporary Account of Tudor Social Life

Book - 1994
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Originally written as part of an introduction to Holinshed's Chronicles, this history provides an unparalleled account of life in Shakespeare's England. Its detailed accounts address nearly every aspect of 16th-century life, including food and diet, laws, clothing, crime and punishment, castles, antiquities, animals, languages, inns and thoroughfares, and many other topics.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Folger Shakespeare Library ; New York : Dover Publications, 1994.
ISBN: 9780486282756
Branch Call Number: 942.05 H248
Characteristics: xxxv, 512 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Edelen, Georges


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