Life and Work of the People of England: The Fourteenth Century (page 2/2)

[picture: Front Cover]

Front Cover

The front cover of the book.


[picture: Reconstructed Interior of Fourteenth-century Hall (Penshurst, Kent).]

Reconstructed Interior of Fourteenth-century Hall (Penshurst, Kent).

The lord and lady are dining on the daïs, the retainers grouped round the hearth. Notice the dog and the jester. [more...]


[picture: 74.---The Siege of a Castle]

74.—The Siege of a Castle

“A hand-to-hand fight on a scaling ladder thrown against the battlements; the garrison hurl stones from a catapult. Note primitive cannon.
Reconstructional drawing from various sources by George Kruger Gray.” [more...]


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