Transforming society

Gloucestershire Branch Event

By Simon Brown

Town and country in England, 900–1540

On the 27th March 2017 at 7.30pm th Gloucestershire Branch will be hosting a talk entitled: Town and country in England, 900–1540 - How a society was transformed featuring Professor Chris Dyer, University of Leicester.

Venue: Oxstalls Campus of the University of Gloucestershire

Professor Dyer's research: The economic and social history of medieval England, which includes the management of  landed estates, agrarian history, peasant mentality and rebellion, standards of living (including diet and housing), consumers and consumption, relations between town and country, the role of towns, especially of smaller towns, the conditions and attitudes of wage earners, poverty, the origins of capitalism, landscape history, rural depopulation, and money and commerce. Much of this research has been focussed on the west midland region (Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire) but has also included the east midlands,  East Anglia and Yorkshire.

Tel: 01242 574889



Organiser: Robert Sutton