Coventry The Hidden History

Coventry The Hidden History

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Based on 40 years of excavation, this is a comprehensive history of Coventry, which looks in particular at its economic growth from Saxon times to become, by the fourteenth century, one of the foremost cities of medieval England, surrounded by a wall with 20 towers and 12 gates.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 172 x 248 x 10mm | 690g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 105 maps, plans, diagrams and photographs (30 in colour)
  • 0752433458
  • 9780752433455
  • 2,216,544

About Iain Soden

In 20 years of fieldwork, Iain Soden has spent half his career in the city of Coventry. He has specialised in monastic studies and has managed fieldwork on the sites of five different orders. The author of many articles on medieval Coventry and medieval monasteries, he is currently Planning Archaeologist, Coventry City Council.
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