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Books to bring medieval England to life

Barwickian "andystaples"
 
England under the Norman and Angevin Kings: 1075-1225 (New Oxford History of England)
England under the Norman and Angevin Kings: 1075-1225 (New Oxford History of England)
"If you only buy one book on 12th century England, make it this one."
Shaping Medieval Landscapes: Settlement, Society, Environment (None)
Shaping Medieval Landscapes: Settlement, Society, Environment (None)
"One of the most up-to-date studies of medieval landscape archaeology."
History of the Countryside
History of the Countryside
"An absolute classic. Rackham's knowledgeable, opinionated and always highly readable."
Standards of Living in the Later Middle Ages: Social Change in England c.1200-1520 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks)
Standards of Living in the Later Middle Ages: Social Change in England c.1200-1520 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks)
"An essential reference work."
Medieval Housing (Archaeology of Medieval Britain)
Medieval Housing (Archaeology of Medieval Britain)
"An excellent introduction to the topic."
The Countryside of Medieval England
The Countryside of Medieval England
"A little dated now, but still the best archaeological book on medieval agriculture."
Interpreting the Landscape: Landscape Archaeology and Local History
Interpreting the Landscape: Landscape Archaeology and Local History
"The British landscape from the Stone Age to the present, and how to decipher it."
English society in the early Middle Ages (1066-1307) (Pelican history of England series;vol.3)
English society in the early Middle Ages (1066-1307) (Pelican history of England series;vol.3)
"Dated, but inexpensive and highly readable - and small enough to slip into a coat pocket."
Rural England: An Illustrated History of the Landscape (Illustrated Histories)
Rural England: An Illustrated History of the Landscape (Illustrated Histories)
"An good general survey from some of the leading experts."
English Heritage Book of Wharram Percy: Deserted Mediaeval Village
English Heritage Book of Wharram Percy: Deserted Mediaeval Village
"If you're interested in medieval villages, there's no escaping Wharram Percy."
Rural Settlement in Britain (Studies in Historical Geography)
Rural Settlement in Britain (Studies in Historical Geography)
"Village layouts from the acknowledged master of the field."
A Medieval capital and its grain supply: Agrarian production and distribution in the London region c.1300 (Historical geography research series)
A Medieval capital and its grain supply: Agrarian production and distribution in the London region c.1300 (Historical geography research series)
"Almost impossible to find - but well worth the effort. Packed with statistics on grain yields, nutrition, transport costs and more."
Domesday Book: A Complete Translation (Penguin Classics)
Domesday Book: A Complete Translation (Penguin Classics)
"Domesday studies are fraught with perils, but there's no denying the book's importance. This has the complete text, translated into English.."
The Pillars of the Earth
The Pillars of the Earth
"Because you sometimes need a break from textbooks. Twee and shallow, yes, but also fun..."