Farming and Gardening in Late Medieval Norfolk: Norwich Cathedral Priory Gardener’s Accounts, 1329-1530. Skayman’s Book, 1516-1518

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Norwich Cathedral Priory gardeners’ accounts, 1329-1530, edited by Claire Noble. Skayman’s book, 1516-1518, edited by Charles Moreton and Paul Rutledge.

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Norwich Cathedral Priory Gardener’s Accounts, 1329-1530.

Monastic gardens have been neglected by garden historians but these accounts record , in English translation, gardens and gardening at Norwich Cathedral over 200 years.

Skayman’s Book, 1516-1518.

John Skayman’s book (1516-1518), is one of the earliest English diaries, chronicles his work as chief servant to Sir Roger Townshend involved in sheep farming, holding manor courts and overseeing the business of the Raynham estate.

Additional information

Weight574 g
Publisher

Norfolk Record Society

Volume Number

LXI

Year of Publication

1997

Edited By

Charles Moreton, Claire Noble, Paul Rutledge

Cover

Hardcover

Language

English

Pages

173

ISBN-10

0951160079