Virgil In Medieval England by Christopher Baswell

Genre : Literary Criticism
Editor : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2006-06-22
ISBN-13 : 052102708X
Hardcover : 460 Pages


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Examines the impact of an ancient and prestigious text on medieval culture.

Genre : England
Editor : University of Toronto Press
Release : 2018-01-02
ISBN-13 : 9781442634657
Hardcover : 448 Pages


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The new edition of Medieval England, 500-1500, edited by Emilie Amt and Katherine Allen Smith, spans several centuries in 102 documents that present the social and political history of England. The documents include constitutional highlights and records such as the Magna Carta and Froissart's Chronicles, as well as narrative sources describing the lived experiences of a range of historical actors. These narratives fit into thematic clusters covering topics such as the Anglo-Saxon monarchy, lay piety, later medieval commercial life, queenship, and Jewish communities. Thirty-nine new sources discuss significant events like the conquest of Wales, the Gregorian mission, and the Viking invasions. They also allow for multiple examples of particular genres, such as wills and miracle collections, to facilitate comparative analysis. Introductions and questions situate each source in the historical landscape and facilitate engagement with the text, inspiring readers to delve into the medieval past. The book also features 40 illustrations, a map, and an index of topics. Additional resources, including essay questions, web resources, and a timeline, can be found on the History Matters website (www.utphistorymatters.com).

Genre : History
Editor : Yale University Press
Release : 2006
ISBN-13 : 0300118716
Hardcover : 372 Pages


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Oxbow says: This fascinating study of how people understood and used their senses in the late medieval period draws on evidence from a range of literary texts, documents and records, as well as material culture and architectural sources.

Genre : History
Editor : Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press
Release : 2001
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015057643077
Hardcover : 501 Pages


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This anthology brings together medieval documents and narratives illustrative of the political, social, economic, and cultural history of England during the Middle Ages. Authors and subjects included are both secular and clerical, male and female, mighty and low. Along with classic texts, such as the Domesday Book and Magna Carta, the collection also contains materials on less frequently addressed topics, such as the persecution of Jews, and the writings of a number of women, such as Margery of Kempe and Queen Isabella of Angoulême.

Parks In Medieval England by S.A. Mileson

Genre : History
Editor : Oxford University Press
Release : 2009-07-16
ISBN-13 : 9780199565672
Hardcover : 219 Pages


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Parks were prominent and, indeed, controversial features of the medieval countryside, but they have been unevenly studied and remain only partly understood. Stephen Mileson provides the first full-length study of the subject, examining parks across the country and throughout the Middle Ages in their full social, economic, jurisdictional, and landscape context. The first half of the book investigates the purpose of these royal and aristocratic reserves, which have been variously claimed as hunting grounds, economic assets, landscape settings for residences, and status symbols. An emphasis on the aristocratic passion for the chase as the key motivation for park-making provides an important challenge to more recent views and allows for a deeper appreciation of the connection between park-making and the expression of power and lordship. The second part of the book examines the impact of park creation on wider society, from the king and aristocracy to peasants and townsmen. Instead of the traditional emphasis on the importance of royal regulation, greater attention is paid to the effects of lordly park-making on other members of the landed elite and ordinary people. These widespread enclosures interfered with customary uses of woodland and waste, hunting practices, roads and farming; not surprisingly, they could become a focus for aristocratic feud, popular protest and furtive resistance. Combining historical, archaeological, and landscape evidence, this ground-breaking study provides fresh insight into contemporary values and how they helped to shape the medieval landscape.

Mediaeval England 1066 1350 by Mary Bateson

Genre : Feudalism
Editor :
Release : 1903
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015055584828
Hardcover : 448 Pages


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Genre : Great Britain
Editor : Heinemann
Release : 2004
ISBN-13 : 0435327607
Hardcover : 240 Pages


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The only A Level book on the market covering medieval History

Genre : Psychology
Editor : The Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature
Release : 2001-08-15
ISBN-13 : 9780907570141
Hardcover : 272 Pages


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The study represents an edition of just over 1500 medical receipts transmitted in three fourteenth-century compendia. The particular interest of these multilingual compilations lies in their date – earlier than most published receipts – and their showing the three languages of medieval England in vigorous and simultaneous use. The language of the Middle English receipts reveals distinctive features which add indispensably to our knowledge of the English language in this period. There are detailed indexes, including a survey of the medical conditions covered, and the notes provide comprehensive references to analogous receipts in other published collections, so shedding light on the processes of compilation and transmission.

Law And Government In Medieval England And Normandy by Fellow and Tutor in Modern History George Garnett

Genre : History
Editor : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1994-04-28
ISBN-13 : 0521430763
Hardcover : 387 Pages


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An important set of historical essays on England and Normandy from the tenth to the thirteenth century.

Women In Medieval England by Helen M. Jewell

Genre : History
Editor : Manchester University Press
Release : 1996
ISBN-13 : 0719040175
Hardcover : 210 Pages


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The history of medieval women has been transformed in recent years through the expansion of evidence and the application of innovative and provocative methodologies. The author draws on these research results to emphasize the resilience and achievements of medieval women, whilst recognizing the misogynistic constraints embedded in the structures of medieval society.