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Circled with stone: Exeter's city walls, 1485-1660

Circled with stone: Exeter's city walls, 1485-1660
Circled with stone: Exeter's city walls, 1485-1660
Winner of the Devon Book of the Year Award 2003, Circled with Stone is the most comprehensive study to date of the fortifications of an early modern English city. The culmination of some twenty years of archaeological and documentary research, it provides a richly detailed portrait of the ancient system of walls, towers and gates which ringed the city of Exeter during the Tudor and early Stuart periods. The book traces the development of the fortifications over time, explores the many purposes which they served, and shows how they were defended against a series of major attacks: most notably during the Prayer Book rebellion of 1549 and the English Civil War.
archaeology, british history, history, south-west studies
0 85989 727 3
University of Exeter Press
Stoyle, Mark
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Stoyle, Mark
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Stoyle, Mark (2003) Circled with stone: Exeter's city walls, 1485-1660 , Exeter, GB. University of Exeter Press, 280pp.

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Winner of the Devon Book of the Year Award 2003, Circled with Stone is the most comprehensive study to date of the fortifications of an early modern English city. The culmination of some twenty years of archaeological and documentary research, it provides a richly detailed portrait of the ancient system of walls, towers and gates which ringed the city of Exeter during the Tudor and early Stuart periods. The book traces the development of the fortifications over time, explores the many purposes which they served, and shows how they were defended against a series of major attacks: most notably during the Prayer Book rebellion of 1549 and the English Civil War.

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Published date: 2003
Keywords: archaeology, british history, history, south-west studies
Organisations: History

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Local EPrints ID: 370276
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/370276
ISBN: 0 85989 727 3
PURE UUID: 7745a395-d0cc-4628-b340-b81cc72e4fe4

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Date deposited: 21 Oct 2014 13:06
Last modified: 13 Sep 2019 16:31

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