ISBN-10:
0631205403
ISBN-13:
9780631205401
Pub. Date:
09/17/1997
Publisher:
Wiley
The Closing of the Middle Ages?: England 1471 - 1529 / Edition 1

The Closing of the Middle Ages?: England 1471 - 1529 / Edition 1

by Richard Britnell
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Overview

This study looks at the period in its own right without treating it as an epilogue to the Middle Ages or a prelude to modern times.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631205401
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/17/1997
Series: History of Medieval Britain Series
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Richard Britnell is Reader in History at the University of Durham, where he has taught since 1966. He has published widely, mostly on medieval economic and social history. His previous books include The Growth and Decline of Colchester, 1300-1525 (1986) and The Commercialisation of English Society, 1000-1500 (second edition, 1996).

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Kings and Kingship:.

1. Kings and Dynasties.

2. Neighbours.

3. Kingship.

Part II: The Dimensions of Politics:.

4. Court and Council.

5. Country Politics.

6. Parliamentary and Popular Politics.

Part III: Nation, Church, Law: .

7. Nationhood.

8. The Church.

9. The Law.

Part IV: Economy:.

10. Social Order.

11. Market Economy.

12. Economic Development.

Conclusions.

Bibliography.

Index.

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