Thirteenth Century England IX

Thirteenth Century England IX

Proceedings of the Durham Conference, 2001

Edited by Michael Prestwich, Richard Britnell, Robin Frame

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Overview

Overview

Studies on the cultural, social, political and economic history of the age.
This collection presents new and original research on the long thirteenth century, from c.1180-c.1330, including England's relations with Wales and Ireland. The range of topics embraces royal authority and its assertion and limitation, the great royal inquests and judicial reform of the reign of Edward I, royal manipulation of noble families, weakening royal administration at the end of the century, sex and love in the upper levels of society, monastic/lay relations, and the administration of building projects.

Contributors: RUTH BLAKELY, NICOLA COLDSTREAM, BETH HARTLAND, CHARLES INSLEY, ANDY KING, SAMANTHA LETTERS, JOHN MADDICOTT, MARC MORRIS, ANTHONY MUSSON, DAVID A. POSTLES, MICHAEL PRESTWICH, SANDRA G. RABAN, BJORN WEILER, JOCELYN WOGAN-BROWNE, ROBERT WRIGHT.

THE EDITORS are all in the Department of History, University of Durham.

Details

March 2003
7 line illustrations
240 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Thirteenth Century England
ISBN: 9780851155753
Format: Hardback
Boydell Press
BIC HBJD1, 1DBKE, 2AB, 3H, 4P
BISAC HIS037010
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Table of Contents

'1258' and '1297': Some Comparisons and Contrasts - John R. Maddicott
Symbolism and Politics in the Reign of Henry III - Björn Weiler
Edward I's Other Inquiries - Sandra G Raban
Edward I and Petitions relating to Ireland - Beth Hartland
Rehabilitation and Reconstruction? Legal Professionals in the 1290s - Anthony Musson
The 'Murder' of an English Earldom? Roger IV Bigod and Edward I - Marc Morris
The Scottish Bruses and the English Crown c.1200-1290 - Ruth Blakely
Bandits, Robbers and Schavaldours: War and Disorder in Northumberland in the Reign of Edward II - Andy King
How to Marry Your Wife with Chastity, Honour, and Fin' Amor in Thirteenth-Century England - Jocelyn Wogan-Browne
An Everyday Story of Knightly Folk - Michael C Prestwich
The Wilderness Years of Llywelyn the Great - Charles Insley
Pittances and Pittancers - David A Postles
'Casting Down the Altars and Levelling Everything Before the Ploughshare'? The Expansion and Evolution of the Grange Estates of Kirkstall Abbeyof Kirkstall Abbey - Robert Wright
Architectural Designers in the Thirteenth Century - Nicola Coldstream
Markets and Fairs in Medieval England: a New Resource - Samantha Letters

Reviews

As usual the conference publication contributes to the various themes and debates current in thirteenth-century English studies and continues to challenge received wisdom in a number of areas. It is a necessary addition for any scholar working in this field. NOTTINGHAM MEDIEVAL STUDIES

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