The Ideals and Practice of Medieval Knighthood, volume II

April 1988
8 black and white illustrations
159 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Ideals and Practice of Knighthood
ISBN: 9780851154930
Format: Hardback
Boydell Press
BIC HBLC1
BISAC HIS037010

The Ideals and Practice of Medieval Knighthood, volume II

Papers from the Third Strawberry Hill Conference, 1986

Edited by Christopher Harper-Bill, Ruth Harvey

Hardback
9780851154930
$99.00
`This wide-ranging and instructive collection makes a valuable addition to the fast-growing body of work on medieval chivalry.' HISTORY

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Strategies of Lordship in Angevin England and the Career of William Marshal - David Crouch
From Clerk to Knight: Changing Orders - Jean Dunbabin
Knights and Knighthood in Girart de Rousillon - W. Mary Hackett
The Depiction of Battle in Wolfram von Eschenbach's Willehalm - Martin H Jones
The Quest for Identity and the Importance of Lineage in Thirteenth-Century French Prose Romance - Elspeth Kennedy
'Cavalaria et Orgueill': Duke William IX of Aquitaine and the Historian - Jane P. Martindale
Military Surgery: Knights, Sergeants and Raimon of Avignon's Version of the Chirurgia of Roger of Salerno [1180-1209] -

Reviews

`offers interesting and unusual insights into the life of the medieval knight.' Zeitschr - fur Rom. Philol105, 5/6 1989

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