Anglo-Norman Studies XXVII

Anglo-Norman Studies XXVII

Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2004

Edited by John Gillingham

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Boydell Press

Overview

Overview

A series which is a model of its kind EDMUND KING, HISTORY
This volume contains the usual wide range of topics, and offers some unusual and provocative perspectives, including an examination of what the evidence of zooarchaeology can reveal about the Conquest. The other subjects discussed are the battle of Alençon; the impact of rebellion on Little Domesday; Lawrence of Durham; Thomas Becket; Peter of Blois; Anglo-French peace conferences; episcopal elections and the loss of Normandy; Norman identity in southern Italian chronicles; and the Normans on crusade.

Contributors: RICHARD BARTON, NAOMI SYKES, LUCY MARTEN, MIA MÜNSTER-SWENDSEN, JOHN D. COTTS, J.E.M. BENHAM, JÖRG PELTZER, JULIE BARRAU, EMILY ALBU, EWAN JOHNSON, G. A. LOUD, HANNA VOLLRATH.

Details

July 2005
6 black and white, 5 line illustrations
222 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Anglo-Norman Studies
ISBN: 9781843831327
Format: Hardback
Library eBook
Boydell Press
BIC HBJD1, 1DBKE, 2AB, 3H, 4P
BISAC HIS037010
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Table of Contents

Probing the Passions of a Norman on Crusade: the Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolimitanorum - Emily Albu
Gilbert Foliot et l'Ecriture, un exégète en politique - Julie Barrau
Writing Warfare, Lordship and History: the Gesta Consulum Andegavorum's Account of the Battle of Alençon - Richard E Barton
Anglo-French Peace Conferences in the Twelfth Century - Jenny Benham
Peter of Blois and the Problem of the `Court' in the Late Twelfth Century - John Cotts
Normandy and Norman Identity in Southern Italian Chronicles - Ewan Johnson
Monastic Chronicles in the Twelth-Century Abruzzi - Graham A Loud
The Impact of the Rebellion on Little Domesday - Lucy Marten
Setting Things Straight: Law, Justice and Ethics in the Orationes of Lawrence of Durham - Mia Münster-Swendsen
The Angevin Kings and Canon Law: Episcopal Elections and the Loss of Normandy - Jörg Peltzer
Zooarchaeology of the Norman Conquest - Naomi Sykes
Was Thomas Becket Chaste? Understanding Episodes in the Becket Lives - Hanna Vollrath

Reviews

Anglo-Norman Studies is nothing if not wide-ranging. One opens each new volume expecting to find the unexpected - new light on old arguments, new material, new angles. (...)As usual, every Anglo-Normanist will find something of interest in this volume. MEDIUM AEVUM

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