William Marshal : Court, Career and Chivalry in the Angevin Empire 1147-1219 / Edition 1

William Marshal : Court, Career and Chivalry in the Angevin Empire 1147-1219 / Edition 1

by David Crouch
     
 

The career of William Marshall throws a vivid light on power and politics in the intense, intimate world of the royal court under Henry II, Richard I and John; and it offers a unique insight into the life, society and attitudes of the Anglo-French feudal aristocracy. This study has thus a general relevance far beyond the specific circumstances of even a career as… See more details below

Overview

The career of William Marshall throws a vivid light on power and politics in the intense, intimate world of the royal court under Henry II, Richard I and John; and it offers a unique insight into the life, society and attitudes of the Anglo-French feudal aristocracy. This study has thus a general relevance far beyond the specific circumstances of even a career as glittering as the Marshal's own.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582037861
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/10/1995
Series:
Medieval World Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

List of maps and tables.

Editor's preface.

Preface.

Introduction.

1. Childhood and Squirehood.

2. The household knight.

3. The making of a magnate, 1186-1205.

4. The making of a regent.

5. The Marshal's men.

6. Love and lordship.

7. The chivalry of the Marshal.

8. La Bone Fin va Tout.

Appendix I The knights of William Marshal.

Appendix II The Marshall and the Earl Marshal.

General bibliography.

Maps.

Genealogical tables.

Index.

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