By Richard Barras
this primary quantity presents an creation to the research of wealth accumulation during the last millennium. There keep on with 3 case reports of iconic development funding from the 11th to the 17th century. throughout the 11th and 12th centuries the conquering Norman kings and barons erected castles through the kingdom to cement their feudal strength. in the course of the 13th and fourteenth centuries the good wealth of the ecclesiastical estates funded the lavish development of Gothic cathedrals and abbeys. through the 16th and early 17th centuries Tudor and Jacobean magnates vied to construct the main wonderful palaces and prodigy homes. The English Revolution introduced this period to a close.
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A Wealth of Buildings: Marking the Rhythm of English History: Volume I: 1066–1688 by Richard Barras