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Short Reading List for Black Death and Peasants Revolt

The Black Death

*The Black Death Philip Ziegler

The Black Death Prof Ole Benedictow

The Black Death John Hatcher

(the story of a Suffolk village written on facts and in fiction)

The Black Death John Aberth

(a Pan European study)

The Scourging Angel Benedict Gummer


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Peasants Revolt

*Summer of Blood Dan Jones

1381 Juliet Barker

When Adam delved, and Eve span Alastair Dunn


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General Histories with excellent synopses


The History of England Vol1 Peter Ackroyd

(Ch 25, The Peasants Revolt)

A Radical History of Britain Edward Vallance

(Ch2 Peasants Revolt)

A History of Britain Vol1 Simon Schama

(Ch5 The Black Death)


* My personal go-to books

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