photo of Grayhill Farm, reconstructed early 17th century farm

Legal, Religion, Writing and Miscellaneous


Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
Justice of the Peace 1534 Facsimile of a book on everyday law originally for Justices of the Peace but useful for the observers of the law as well as the enforcers. 40p £7
Courts Leet and Baron A facsimile of a 1650 guide to running minor local law hearings. Ideal for Living History scenarios. Bootleg Press 31p £6
Tudor Women’s Legal Rights Women Marriage and the Law. Aimee Flower 44p £7


Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
Witchcraft in Seventeenth Century England Dr. John Swain 20p £4
Encounters with Angels Life of John Pordage a radical devine 1607-1681 Sarah Griffin 24p £5


Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
Early 17th Century Sample Letters and Forms Robert Morris 24p £5
Writing the Past A guide to methods, materials and hands 1300-1660 Jonathan Davies 36p £6
A Short History of Codes and Cyphers Jonathan Davies 12p £3


Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
Life in Tudor and Stuart England A schools guide to everyday life in late Tudor and early Stuart England Key stage 2 + 3 Stuart Peachey 16p £4
20 Years of Living History in Britain 1977-1997 Accounts from many of the key organisers involved of the development of living history in Britain over its first 20 years Edited Stuart Peachey 28p £5
The Money Monger A facsimile of the Usurers Guide to interest rate tables. 1626. Bootleg Press 24p £5
The Gods Have Spots The rather dubious personal lives and business practices of famous period painters. David Appleby 32p £6
The King and the Poor Northern Man A facsimile 1633 chapbook with transcription. Bootleg Press £5
Fairs in England 1580-1680 The nature of fairs and a list of fairs in 1587 Alison Roddham 32p £6
The Book of Names 1558 to 1660 Elizabethan and early Stuart Christian Names and Cow, Sheep and Horse names. Robert Morris 16p £4


Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
O For a Muse of Foyre A guide to early 17th century pronunciation. (Cassette Tape) Rick Scollins £5

See also under Social Practice: The Language of Lust

Data Books

Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
Measures and Dates 1580-1660 A quick guide with modern equivalents for reenactors. Includes a full calendar for the period. Stuart Peachey 36p £6
Prices and Wages 1630-1650 Common military and civilian wages and prices in war and peace R. and J. Huggett and S. Peachey 32p £6