Originally published London, 1913. The book relates the involved and intricate history of the English Middle Ages. it details the manner of life, habits and thought of the people who lived between the eighth and fifteenth centuries. Contents Include: Page, Squire and Knight. Knights Arms and Armour. Jousts and Tournaments. How to Capture a Castle. Life on a Manor. Pilgrimages and Crusades. Military orders, Monks and Monastries. Hermits, Friars and Missionaries. Merchant Guilds. Schools and Literature. Science and Medicine. Architecture and the Arts. etc. Many fascinating illustrations. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.