From Neanderthals to Napoleon’s sister, each week Footnoting History’s team of young academics share their favorite stories from across history.
Do you like to drink? Well, so did people in the middle ages… Tune in to learn about what people were drinking and about the culture associated with booze 700 years ago.
Judith Bennett, Ale, Beer and Brewsters in England: Women’s Work in a Changing World, 1300-1600 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996).
Peter Clark, The English Alehouse: A Social History, 1200-1830 (London: Longman, 1983).
Barbara Hanawalt. “The Host, the Law and the Ambiguous Space of Medieval London Taverns,” in Medieval Crime and Social Control, ed. Barbara Hanawalt and David Walace (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999), pp. 204-223.
A. Lynn Martin, Alcohol, Sex and Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe (New York: Palgrave, 2001).