A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages / Edition 1

A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages / Edition 1

by S. H. Rigby
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A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages / Edition 1

This authoritative survey of Britain in the later Middle Ages comprises 28 chapters written by leading figures in the field.

  • Covers social, economic, political, religious, and cultural history in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales
  • Provides a guide to the historical debates over the later Middle Ages
  • Addresses questions at the leading edge of historical scholarship
  • Each chapter includes suggestions for further reading

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405189736
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/13/2009
Series: Blackwell Companions to British History Series , #25
Pages: 684
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures x

List of Plates xi

List of Maps xii

List of Contributors xiii

Introduction xvi

Part I Economy and Society in Town and Country 1

1 England: Land and People 3
Bruce M. S. Campbell

2 England: The Family and the Village Community 26
Phillipp R. Schofield

3 England: Towns, Trade and Industry 47
Richard H. Britnell

4 England: Popular Politics and Social Conflict 65
Jane Whittle and S. H. Rigby

5 England: Women and Gender 87
Judith M. Bennett

6 Scotland: Economy and Society 107
Nicholas J. Mayhew

7 Wales: Economy and Society 125
A. D. Carr

8 Ireland: Economy and Society 142
Brian Graham

Part II Politics, Government and Law 163

9 The British Perspective 165
Seán Duffy

10 England: Kingship and the Political Community, c.1100–1272 183
Ralph V. Turner

11 England: Kingship and the Political Community, 1272–1377 208
Scott L. Waugh

12 England: Kingship and the Political Community, 1377–c.1500 224
Rosemary Horrox

13 England: Law, Society and the State 242
Robert C. Palmer

14 England: The Nobility and the Gentry 261
Christine Carpenter

15 Scotland: Politics, Government and Law 283
Hector L. MacQueen

16 Wales: Politics, Government and Law 309
J. Beverley Smith and Llinos Beverley Smith

17 Ireland: Politics, Government and Law 335
James Lydon

Part III The Church and Piety 357

18 England: Church and Clergy 359
David Lepine

19 England: Piety, Heresy and Anti-clericalism 381
Matthew Groom

20 Scotland: Religion and Piety 396
D. E. R. Watt

21 Wales: Religion and Piety 411
Huw Pryce

22 Ireland: Religion and Piety 430
Henry A. Jefferies

Part IV Education and Culture 449

23 England: Education and Society 451
Jo Ann H. Moran Cruz

24 England: Art and Society 472
Veronica Sekules

25 England: Literature and Society 497
S. H. Rigby

26 Scotland: Culture and Society 521
Louise O. Fradenburg

27 Wales: Culture and Society 541
Susan L. Aronstein

28 Ireland: Culture and Society 558
Edel Bhreathnach and Raghnall Ó Floinn

Bibliography of Secondary Sources 596

Index 649

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