Let's Go Shopping with the Pastons

What might shopping have been like in medieval times? Here Richard Calle, senior servant to the family, sets off from Paston Hall to the market at Walsham to order the food for the coming week. Watch carefully - there's some questions coming up on the Activity Sheets!

The Paston Footprints is working on this module for the classroom. At present you can download the full module as a PDF file: we're working on updating the material and its presentation.

One of the fascinations with the letters is they way they mix major national information, stressful family problems and daily needs for new material for a dress or a new hat.

To download the PDF file in its present form click on Lets_go_shopping_revised.pdf - 145KbLet's Go Shopping.