Charters and charter scholarship in Britain and Ireland /
edited by Marie Therese Flanagan and Judith A. Green.
Houndmills, Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2005.
xi, 234 p.
1403932174 (cloth)
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Houndmills, Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2005.
1403932174 (cloth)
general note
Papers presented at a colloquium at Queen's University at Belfast on Sept. 26-28, 2003.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This book examines different areas of Britain and Ireland, highlighting comparisons and contrasts in charter production and use. The book shows the crucial importance of charters as sources for understanding the history of royal administration and, more broadly, the perceptions and portrayals of kingly power, as well as developments in written culture.
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Contrasting charter production & use across Britain & Ireland, this volume illustrates the importance of charters as sources for understanding the history of royal administration, the perceptions & portrayals of kingly power, and developments in written culture.
Table of Contents
Charters and Historians of Britain and Ireland: Problems and Possibilities
Athelstan, Charters and the English in Cornwall
Address and Delivery in Anglo-Norman Royal Charters
'A Lasting Memorial': The Charter of Liberties of Henry I
Regional Variations in the Charters of King Henry II
Before Charters? Property Records in Pre-Anglo-Norman Ireland
Irish Royal Charters and the Cistercian Order
Laudabiliter: Text and Context
The Adoption of Brieves in Scotland
Culture, Power and the Charters of Welsh Rulers
List of Works Cited
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