Thirteenth Century England VII
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266 Pages

23.4 x 15.6 cm

13 line illus.

Series: Thirteenth Century England

Series Vol. Number: 7

Imprint: Boydell Press

Thirteenth Century England VII

Proceedings of the Durham Conference, 1997

Edited by Michael C Prestwich, Richard Britnell and Robin Frame

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An indispensable series for anyone who wishes to keep abreast of recent work in the field. WELSH HISTORY REVIEW
The continued vitality and rich diversity of thirteenth-century studies is demonstrated in this latest volume in the series. Economic and social history is particular well-served, with a close examination of the concept of "bastard feudalism", while a detailed exploration of the cloth industry and trade, together with a paper on London wardrobes, with their implications of conspicuous consumption, add much to our knowledge of the commercial world during the period. There is also a particular focus on English relations with Wales and Scotland under Edward I, and on the early history and development of parliament. Other subjects treated include the nature of Englishness; the serjeants of the Common Pleas; English verse chronicles; and Henry III's marriage plans.

Professor MICHAEL PRESTWICH, Professor ROBIN FRAME and the late Professor RICHARD BRITNELL taught at the Department of History at the University of Durham.

Contributors: SUSAN REYNOLDS, J.R. MADDICOTT, SCOTT L. WAUGH, DEREK KEENE, PAUL BRAND, JOHN H. MUNRO, THEA SUMMERFIELD, REBECCA READER, MICHAEL PRESTWICH, BJÖRN WEILER, J. BEVERLEY SMITH, ALAN YOUNG, MICHAEL HASKELL, HUGO SCHWYZER
`How different was England?'. - Susan Reynolds
``An Infinite Multitude of Nobles': Quality, Quantity and Politics in the Pre-Reform Parliaments of Henry III'. - John R. Maddicott
`The Third Century of English Feudalism'. - Scott L. Waugh
`Wardrobes in the City: houses of consumption, finance and power'. - Derek J Keene
`The Serjeants of the Common Bench in the reign of Edward I: an emerging professional elite'. - Paul Brand
`The `Industrial Crisis' of the English Textile Towns, c.1290- c.1330'. - John H. Munro
`Synthesis and tradition in the early fourteenth-century verse chronicles in English'. - Thea Summerfield
`Matthew Paris and Women'. - Rebecca Reader
`The `Wonderful Life' of the Thirteenth Century'. - Michael C Prestwich
`Henry III's Plans for a German Marriage (1225) and Their Context'. - Björn Weiler
`Edward I and the Conflict of Laws'. - J. Beverley Smith
`The Comyns and Anglo-Scottish Relations'. - Alan Young
`Breaking the stalemate: the Scottish campaign of Edward I, 1303-4'. - Michael Haskell
`Northern Bishops and the Anglo-Scottish War in the Reign of Edward II'. - Hugo Schwyzer

Michael Prestwich is Professor of History at the University of Durham.

"A very good collection." ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW

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Title Details

266 Pages

2.34 x 1.56 cm

13 line illus.

Series: Thirteenth Century England

Series Vol. Number: 7

Imprint: Boydell Press