Taxation in medieval England
Taxation in medieval England was the system of raising money for royal and governmental expenses. During the Anglo-Saxon period, the main forms of taxation were land taxes, although custom duties and ...
God's Rule : Government and Islam
God's Rule : Government and Islam Six Centuries of Medieval Islamic Political Thought is a book written by scholar and historian of early Islam Patricia Crone.God's Rule : Government and Isl...
Great Famine of 1315–17
The Great Famine of 1315–1317 (occasionally dated 1315–1322) was the first of a series of large-scale crises that struck Europe early in the fourteenth century. Most of continental Europe (extending e...
Estates of the realm
The estates of the realm were the broad social orders of the hierarchically conceived society, recognized in the Middle Ages and Early Modern period in Christian Europe. They are sometimes distinguish...