Town, Castle, and People - A Study of Medieval Framlingham, c.1300-c1550
with Dr John Ridgard
at Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||The Plan and Organisation of the Medieval Town|
|11.45||Town life - selected extracts from the court-rolls and accounts|
|14:00||Royal Visits - Entertainment, Hunting, Food and Drink|
|15:15||The Late Middle Ages - Origins of town government. Guilds, Markets and the Parish|
John Ridgard is a veteran scholar with decades of experience in the study of Latin Palaeography and of Medieval Suffolk. He is the author of Medieval Framlingham: Select documents 1270-1524 (Boydell 1985) and, most recently, Great Framlingham in Suffolk and the Howard Dukes of Norfolk (Blaxhall Press 2009).
Allen Brown, R., Castles, Conquest and Charters: Collected Papers (Woodbridge 1989).
Bailey, M., Medieval Suffolk: An Economic and Social History, 1200-1500 (Woodbridge 2007)
Dymond, D. & Northeast, P., A History of Suffolk (Phillimore 1995)
Liddiard, R. (ed.), Anglo-Norman Castles (Woodbridge, 2003) - a collection of useful essays
Ridgard, J., Medieval Framlingham: Select documents 1270-1524, Suffolk Records Society 27 (Boydell 1985).
Ridgard, J., Great Framlingham in Suffolk and the Howard Dukes of Norfolk (Blaxhall Press 2009)
Scarfe, N., The Suffolk Landscape (Hodder & Stoughton 1972, Alastair 1986)
Stacey, N., Framlingham Castle, (English Heritage 2009)
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4 Hilly Fields,
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