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War, government and aristocracy in the British Isles, c.1150-1500 : essays in honour of Michael Prestwich /
edited by Chris Given-Wilson, Ann Kettle, Len Scales.
imprint
Woodbridge [England] : Boydell Press, 2008.
description
xix, 310 p. : port. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1843833891 (hbk.), 9781843833895 (hbk.)
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imprint
Woodbridge [England] : Boydell Press, 2008.
isbn
1843833891 (hbk.)
9781843833895 (hbk.)
catalogue key
6675057
 
Bibliography of the writings of Michael Prestwick: p. [287]-292.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Crown-magnate relations, the Anglo-Scottish, Anglo-French and Anglo-Irish wars, national and local finance and administration and the nature of late medieval kingship are among the principle themes explored in this volume, along with aristocratic cosumption, historical writing, chivalric culture and crusading history.
Main Description
Crown-magnate relations, the Anglo-Scottish, Anglo-French and Anglo-Irish wars, national and local finance and administration and the nature of late medieval kingship are among the principal themes explored in this volume, along with aristocratic consumption, historical writing, chivalric culture and a review of recent work on crusading history. All newly commissioned from distinguished scholars, they shed new light on late medieval British political, military and governmental history. CONTRIBUTORS: NICHOLAS VINCENT, DAVID CARPENTER, M. L. HOLFORD, ARCHIE DUNCAN, MATTHEW STRICKLAND, BJORN WEILER, ROBIN FRAME, ANDY KING, W. MARK ORMROD, G. L. HARRISS, NORMAN HOUSLEY, ANNE CURRY, MAURICE KEEN, WENDY CHILDS
Main Description
A plethora of the most important aspects of late medieval England are covered here, with a focus on Edward I.
Table of Contents
List of Contributorsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xvii
Did Henry II Have a Policy Towards the Earls?p. 1
The Career of Godfrey of Crowcombe: Household Knight of King John and Steward of King Henry IIIp. 26
Under-Sheriffs, The State and Local Society c.1300-1340: A Preliminary Surveyp. 55
Revisiting Norham, May-June 1291p. 69
Treason, Feud and the Growth of State Violence: Edward I and the 'War of the Earl of Carrick', 1306-7p. 84
The Commendatio Lamentabilis for Edward I and Plantagenet Kingshipp. 114
Historians, Aristocrats and Plantagenet Ireland, 1200-1360p. 131
War and Peace: A Knight's Tale. The Ethics of War in Sir Thomas Gray's Scalacronicap. 148
The King's Secrets: Richard de Bury and the Monarchy of Edward IIIp. 163
Budgeting at the Medieval Exchequerp. 179
Recent Scholarship on Crusading and Medieval Warfare, 1095-1291: Convergence and Divergencep. 197
The Military Ordinances of Henry V: Texts and Contextsp. 214
Chivalry and English Kingship in the Later Middle Agesp. 250
Cloth of Gold and Gold Thread: Luxury Imports to England in the Fourteenth Centuryp. 267
Bibliography of the Writings of Michael Prestwichp. 287
Indexp. 293
Tabula Gratulatoriap. 311
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