The Rise and Fall of Merry England

The Rise and Fall of Merry England : The Ritual Year, 1400-1700

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Highly readable and entertaining, Ronald Hutton's acclaimed work is the first comprehensive account of the religious and secular rituals of late medieval and early modern England. This book is intended for readers with an interest in English traditional life and customs; folklorists; scholars and students of late medieval and early modern British and European history; historians of more

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  • Paperback | 377 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 24mm | 240.4g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192853279
  • 9780192853271

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"Hutton has written a scholarly text that convinces and delights through his masterly deployment of illustrative detail."--Observershow more

About Ronald Hutton

About the Author: Ronald Hutton is Reader in History at the University of Bristol and author of numerous books including Charles II: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (Oxford, 1989) and The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles (1991).show more

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