This vintage book contains a fascinating treatise on the development of social life in England throughout history. It walks the reader through the entirety of English society beginning with a cave-dwelling population, travelling through the advent of the first houses and castles, and ending with universities, schools, markets, and the reformation. “Social Life in England Through the Centuries” constitutes a complete account of English society and is highly recommended for those with an interest in the subject. Contents include: “Men who Lived in Caves and Pits”, “The Pit-Dwellers”, “Earthworks, Mounds, Barrows, &c.”, “In Roman Times”, “Early Saxon Times”, “Early Saxon Times”, “Early Saxon Villages”, “Anglo-Saxon Tuns and Vills”, “Tythings and Hundreds-Shires”, “The Early English Town”, “In Early Christian Times”, “Monasteries”, “Towns and Villages in the Time of Cnut the Dane”, “Churches and Monasteries in Danish and Later Saxon Times”, et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with its original artwork and text. First published in 1919.

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