War, Government and Aristocracy in the British Isles, C.1150-1500: Essays in Honour of Michael Prestwich

War, Government and Aristocracy in the British Isles, C.1150-1500: Essays in Honour of Michael Prestwich

by Chris Given-Wilson
     
 
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

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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 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

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This collection provides a thorough look at the latest scholarship and historiography of medieval British political, military, administrative, and cultural history. All (the articles) are well-researched and informative works that do justice to the brilliant career of the man they honor. JOURNAL OF BRITISH STUDIES A valuable and handsome volume. (...) These essays greatly advance our understanding of the later middle ages in particular. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843833895
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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