Anglo-Norman Studies XXXVIII

Anglo-Norman Studies XXXVIII

Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2015

Edited by Elisabeth van Houts


Boydell Press



"A series which is a model of its kind". Edmund King, History
This volume demonstrates the vitality and range of studies in the area. It begins with an appropriately timely chapter on the Magna Carta, the Allen Brown Memorial Lecture, given by John Hudson. Further topics include seals; English towns and urban society after the Norman Conquest; the records of Barking Abbey; the Bayeux Tapestry; monastic writing; and medical practitioners in Normandy.

Contributors: Anna Sapir Abulafia, Casey Beaumont, Elma Brenner, Giles Gasper, Kate Hammond, John Hudson, Alan Murray, Jean-François Nieus, Jonathan Paletta, Susan Raich, Luigi Rosso, Miri Rubin, Hugh Thomas.


June 2016
3 black and white, 13 line illustrations
214 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Anglo-Norman Studies
ISBN: 9781783271016
Format: Hardback
Library eBook
Boydell Press
BISAC HIS037010, HIS010020
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From the Articles of the Barons to Magna Carta - John Hudson
Jews in the Glosses of a Late Twelfth-Century Anglo-Norman Gratian Manuscript (Cambridge, Gonville and Caius College, MS 283/676) - Anna Sapir Abulafia
Monastic Autonomy, Episcopal Authority and the Norman Conquest: the records of Barking Abbey - Casey Beaumont
Economy Distorted, Economy Restored: order, economy and salvation in Anglo-Norman monastic writing - Giles E.M. Gasper
Monastic Patronage and Family Disputes in Eleventh- and Early Twelfth-Century Normandy - Kate Hammond
Constance, Princess of Antioch (1130-1164): ancestry, marriages and family - Alan V Murray
Early Aristocratic Seals: an Anglo-Norman success story - Jean-François Nieus
English Towns and Urban Society after the Norman Conquest - Jonathan Paletta
Wreck of Sea in Law and Practice in Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century England - Susan Raich
Social Life and Religious Culture in Twelfth-Century Norwich and Norfolk - Miri Rubin
Bad crusaders? The Normans of Southern Italy and the Crusading Movement in the Twelfth Century - Luigi Russo
Turold, Wadard, and Vitalis: Why are they on the Bayeux Tapestry? - Hugh M Thomas

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