Anglo-Norman Studies XXIII

Anglo-Norman Studies XXIII

Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2000

Edited by John Gillingham


Boydell Press



In chronological and geographical scope this volume ranges fromtenth-century Marchiennes, to three castles c.1300 in Co. Carlow, via Toulouse in 1159; none the less, England in the eleventh and twelfth centuries remains central. Three papers deal with the late Anglo-Saxon earls and their followers as consumers and politicians; three with religious institutions in both charitable and political perspective. Familiar subjects such as English castle keeps, the Bayeux Tapestry and the New Forest are shown in unfamiliar light. Other papers consider contemporary views of Henry I and Stephen and modern views of Anglo-Saxon slavery.


July 2001
20 black and white, 18 line illustrations
360 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Anglo-Norman Studies
ISBN: 9780851158259
Format: Hardback
Library eBook
Boydell Press
BISAC HIS037010, HIS015000
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Table of Contents

The New Wealth, the New Rich and the New Political Style in Late Anglo-Saxon England (The Allen Brown Memorial Lecture) - Robin Fleming
The Earls of Mercia and their Commended Men - Stephen Baxter
'The feet of those that bark shall be cut off': Timorous Historians and the Personality of Henry I - Alan Cooper
Peaceable Power in English Castles - Charles Coulson
Monastic Hospitality: the Benedictines in England, c.1075-1245 - Julie Kerr
'An unfinished business': Angevin Politics and the Siege of Toulouse (1159) - Jane P. Martindale
The Dynamics of Lordship and Landscape as revealed in a Domesday study of the Nova Foresta - Karin Mew
Ballyloughan, Ballymoon and Clonmore: three castles of c.1300 in County Carlow - Tadhg O'Keeffe
Monastic Foundation Strategies in the early Norman diocese of Norwich - Tim Pestell
Learning to Love the Leper: Aspects of Institutional Charity in Anglo-Norman England - Carole Rawcliffe
Keeping up with the Godwinesons: In Pursuit of Aristocratic Status in late Anglo-Saxon England - Christine Senecal
The Language of the Bayeux Tapestry Inscription - Ian Short
The legend of Saint Rictrude: formation and transformations (10th-12th century) - Karine Uge
Kingship, Usurpation and Propaganda in Twelfth-Century Europe - the Case of Stephen - Björn Weiler
The Significance of Slavery: Alternative Approaches to Anglo- Saxon Slavery - David Wyatt

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