Author(s): Helen Kay
Provides a New Angle on a Momentous Period in English History, using the Story of twelve generations of a single family to show how the nation developed. Paints a vivid picture of medieval England beyond the rarefied Circles of royal courts. Explores cheshire's Distinctive role in shaping the pre-modern state. Draws on a wide range of primary sources, including newly digitised records, to focus on a group of people whose individual histories were largely inaccessible before now. Combines conventional historical narrative with creative cameos informed by extensive research to bring the protagonists to life. Book jacket.