A Pauper’s History of England: 1,000 Years of Peasants, Beggars and Guttersnipes by Peter Stubley Peter Stubley’s book explores the people on the lowest rung of England’s history from the Doomsday book of 1086, through to the peasant’s revolt of 1831, onto Tudor England and the Victorian age. Peasants, beggars, prostitutes, pickpockets, conmen, the insane …

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