A Norfolk Village: Cawston 1595-1605

What was it really like to live in an English village at the end of Queen Elizabeth's reign? To what extent was it a close-knit community? How deeply was it divided by wealth and religious belief? Was the village even an important part of the identity of its members? Susan Amussen addresses these questions in one village in East Anglia.

St. Agnes Church, Cawston, which remained, even after the Reformation, a centre of village economic and social life
St. Agnes Church, Cawston, which remained, even after the Reformation, a centre of village economic and social life

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