History Discussion

Required Reading: Kevin Reilly, The Human Journey, Chapter 5 Website: Medieval Towns - http://www.medieval-spell.com/Medieval-Towns/ Website: Medieval Town Society - http://www.medieval-spell.com/Medieval-Towns/Medieval-Town-Life.html Website: Italian Cities - http://www.medieval-spell.com/Medieval-Towns/Italian-Cities.html Website: Medieval England - daily society in medieval towns - http://www.britainexpress.com/History/Townlife.htm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZimXhjGshI Primary Sources: Website: Documents Concerning the Origin of Guilds, 884-930 - http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/source/930orgngild.asp Website: Guibert de Nogent: The Revolt in Laon, 1115 - http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/source/guibert-laon.asp Website: Account of the setting up of self-government in Ipswich in A.D. 1200 - http://users.trytel.com/~tristan/towns/ipswich2.html Website: The Chronicles of Venice: How the Doges Were Chosen - http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/source/dogesvenice.asp Website: Southampton Guild Organization, 14th Century - http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/source/guild-sthhmptn.asp After lection Chapter 5 and the symbolical at the websites, and viewing the video, gladden frame a 250-word primal post that answers the forthcoming questions encircling the pristine founts: Some of the pristine founts are juridical documents while others are memoirs or narratives. How jurisdiction their essence frame a destruction in what they include? Does one mark of pristine fount appear over reliable than the others? Taken conjointly, what insights do the documents communicate you into the concerns, hopes, and preoccupations of European courtly dwellers in the Middle Ages?