England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings, 1075-1225 / Edition 1

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Overview

This is an authoritative and comprehensive account of what life was like in England at a time when the country was more closely tied with Europe than ever before. Securely based on a wide range of sources, the study explores the ways in which the foreign kings controlled almost every aspect of life with a strict social order. Thematic sections discuss politics, lordship and government, the aristocracy, warfare, the rural economy, towns and trade, the church, religious life, culture, everyday life and cosmology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199251018
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 10/28/2002
  • Series: New Oxford History of England Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 808
  • Sales rank: 580,214
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Bartlett is Wardlaw Professor of Medieval History at the University of St Andrews

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Table of Contents

Plates
Figures
Maps
Tables
Abbreviations
Note on Money
Introduction 1
1 Political Patterns 4
2 England and Beyond 68
3 Lordship and Government 121
4 The Aristocracy 202
5 Warfare 252
6 The Rural Foundations 287
7 Towns and Trade 331
8 The Institutional Church 377
9 Religious Life 442
10 Cultural Patterns 482
11 The Course of Life 535
12 Cosmologies 616
Chronology of Political Events 693
The Sources 695
Index of Persons of Places 707
Index of Subjects 765
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