The Plantagenets: History of a Dynasty

The tale of the Plantagenet dynasty is the tale of 1 of the pivotal a while in English background. Attitudes and outlooks have been shaped in regards to an unlimited array of profoundly very important concerns. Such basic matters because the courting among church and country, the character of government/governance, the interplay of social and fiscal periods, and eventually the assumption of what it skill to be English have been all formed to a good measure through the occasions of the 13th and fourteenth centuries.

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The tale of the Plantagenet dynasty is the tale of 1 of the pivotal a while in English background. Attitudes and outlooks have been shaped in regards to an unlimited array of profoundly very important concerns. Such basic matters because the courting among church and country, the character of government/governance, the interplay of social and fiscal periods, and eventually the assumption of what it skill to be English have been all formed to a good measure through the occasions of the 13th and fourteenth centuries.

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Medieval Clothing and Textiles, Volume 2

By Robin Netherton, Gale R. Owen-Crocker

Ancient gown and textiles, consistently a subject of renowned curiosity, has in recent times develop into an educational topic in its personal correct, transcending conventional style obstacles. This annual magazine comprises in-depth experiences from quite a few disciplines in addition to cross-genre scholarship, representing such fields as social heritage, economics, background of concepts and know-how, paintings heritage, archaeology, literature, and language. The contents conceal a huge geographical scope and a number of sessions from the early heart a long time to the Renaissance. Papers during this most recent quantity speak about garments descriptions in an early Irish poem relating to archaeological unearths; the Latin inscription embroidered at the Bayeux Tapestry; clothmaking in twelfth-century French romances; medieval Paris as a world cloth marketplace; the price of sartorial extra in England as attested via sumptuary legislation and satire; fabric cleansing thoughts at a German convent within the 15th century; using jewelled animal pelts as model components within the Renaissance; and the social value of the embroidered jacket in early sleek England. additionally integrated are reports of modern books on costume and cloth subject matters. ROBIN NETHERTON's study makes a speciality of medieval Western ecu garments and its interpretation through artists and historians; GALE R. OWEN-CROCKER is Professor of Anglo-Saxon tradition, The college of Manchester. Her most modern books are gown in Anglo-Saxon England (2004), and King Harold II and the Bayeux Tapestry (2005). individuals: Niamh Whitfield, Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Monica L. Wright, Sharon Farmer, Margaret Rose Jaster, Drea Leed, Tawny Sherrill, Danielle Nunn-Weinberg

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By Robin Netherton, Gale R. Owen-Crocker

Ancient gown and textiles, consistently a subject of renowned curiosity, has in recent times develop into an educational topic in its personal correct, transcending conventional style obstacles. This annual magazine comprises in-depth experiences from quite a few disciplines in addition to cross-genre scholarship, representing such fields as social heritage, economics, background of concepts and know-how, paintings heritage, archaeology, literature, and language. The contents conceal a huge geographical scope and a number of sessions from the early heart a long time to the Renaissance. Papers during this most recent quantity speak about garments descriptions in an early Irish poem relating to archaeological unearths; the Latin inscription embroidered at the Bayeux Tapestry; clothmaking in twelfth-century French romances; medieval Paris as a world cloth marketplace; the price of sartorial extra in England as attested via sumptuary legislation and satire; fabric cleansing thoughts at a German convent within the 15th century; using jewelled animal pelts as model components within the Renaissance; and the social value of the embroidered jacket in early sleek England. additionally integrated are reports of modern books on costume and cloth subject matters. ROBIN NETHERTON's study makes a speciality of medieval Western ecu garments and its interpretation through artists and historians; GALE R. OWEN-CROCKER is Professor of Anglo-Saxon tradition, The college of Manchester. Her most modern books are gown in Anglo-Saxon England (2004), and King Harold II and the Bayeux Tapestry (2005). individuals: Niamh Whitfield, Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Monica L. Wright, Sharon Farmer, Margaret Rose Jaster, Drea Leed, Tawny Sherrill, Danielle Nunn-Weinberg

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Everyday Life in Medieval England

By Christopher Dyer

Everyday lifestyles in Medieval England captures the day by day event of individuals within the heart a long time - the homes and settlements during which they lived, the foodstuff they ate, their getting and spending - and their social relationships. the image that emerges is of significant type, of continuous switch, of circulation and of company. many of us have been downtrodden and miserably bad, yet they struggled opposed to their conditions, resisting oppressive gurus, to construct their very own lifestyle and to enhance their fabric stipulations. the normal women and men of the center a while look all through. daily life in Medieval England is a phenomenal contribution to either nationwide and native history.

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By Christopher Dyer

Everyday lifestyles in Medieval England captures the day by day event of individuals within the heart a long time - the homes and settlements during which they lived, the foodstuff they ate, their getting and spending - and their social relationships. the image that emerges is of significant type, of continuous switch, of circulation and of company. many of us have been downtrodden and miserably bad, yet they struggled opposed to their conditions, resisting oppressive gurus, to construct their very own lifestyle and to enhance their fabric stipulations. the normal women and men of the center a while look all through. daily life in Medieval England is a phenomenal contribution to either nationwide and native history.

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Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Ages

It really is renowned that political, monetary, and social strength within the British Isles within the center a while lay within the arms of a small staff of domini-lords. In his ultimate ebook, the overdue Sir Rees Davies explores the personalities of those magnates, the character in their lordship, and the ways that it was once expressed in a various and divided sector within the interval 1272-1422.

Although their correct to rule used to be hardly wondered, the lords flaunted their id and superiority throughout the advertising of heraldic lore, using increased types of tackle, and by means of the extravagant exhibit in their wealth and tool. Their household regimen, furniture, costume, vitamin, creative personal tastes, and pursuits all said a way of life of privilege and authority. conflict used to be a relentless point of their lives, affording entry to riches and attractiveness, but additionally wearing the risk of trap, damage or even dying, whereas their enthusiasm for crusades and tournaments testified to their power and bellicose tendencies.

Above all, underpinning the lords' keep an eye on of land used to be their regulate of men-a complicated process of dependence and present that Davies restores to critical value by means of learning the British Isles as a complete. The workout and adventure of lordship was once way more different than the English version on my own might suggest.

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It really is renowned that political, monetary, and social strength within the British Isles within the center a while lay within the arms of a small staff of domini-lords. In his ultimate ebook, the overdue Sir Rees Davies explores the personalities of those magnates, the character in their lordship, and the ways that it was once expressed in a various and divided sector within the interval 1272-1422.

Although their correct to rule used to be hardly wondered, the lords flaunted their id and superiority throughout the advertising of heraldic lore, using increased types of tackle, and by means of the extravagant exhibit in their wealth and tool. Their household regimen, furniture, costume, vitamin, creative personal tastes, and pursuits all said a way of life of privilege and authority. conflict used to be a relentless point of their lives, affording entry to riches and attractiveness, but additionally wearing the risk of trap, damage or even dying, whereas their enthusiasm for crusades and tournaments testified to their power and bellicose tendencies.

Above all, underpinning the lords' keep an eye on of land used to be their regulate of men-a complicated process of dependence and present that Davies restores to critical value by means of learning the British Isles as a complete. The workout and adventure of lordship was once way more different than the English version on my own might suggest.

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Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

This authoritative A–Z encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses offers exact and concise descriptions of the foremost battles and occasions and the imperative old figures and matters involved.

• greater than 275 entries and over forty illustrations

• A map of the Wars of the Roses conflict sites

• consultant to similar subject matters, chronology, and genealogies

• desk displaying the involvement of the better peerage within the Wars of the Roses

• record of Popes and English church leaders within the fifteenth century

• record of chosen web content for fifteenth century topics

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This authoritative A–Z encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses offers exact and concise descriptions of the foremost battles and occasions and the imperative old figures and matters involved.

• greater than 275 entries and over forty illustrations

• A map of the Wars of the Roses conflict sites

• consultant to similar subject matters, chronology, and genealogies

• desk displaying the involvement of the better peerage within the Wars of the Roses

• record of Popes and English church leaders within the fifteenth century

• record of chosen web content for fifteenth century topics

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English Law in the Age of the Black Death, 1348-1381: A Transformation of Governance and Law (Studies in Legal History)

By Robert C. Palmer

Robert Palmer's pathbreaking examine indicates how the Black dying brought on mammoth alterations in either governance and legislation in fourteenth-century England, setting up the mechanisms through which the legislation tailored to social wishes for hundreds of years thereafter. The Black dying killed one-third of the English inhabitants among 1348 and 1351. to maintain conventional society, the king's executive aggressively carried out new punitive felony treatments as a mechanism for social regulate. This try to shore up conventional society in truth remodeled it. English governance now legitimately prolonged to regimen legislation of all employees, from shepherds to innkeepers, smiths, and medical professionals. the recent cohesiveness of the ecclesiastical and lay top orders, the rise in material jurisdictions, the expansion of the chancellor's courtroom, and the attractiveness of coercive contractual treatments made the Black dying in England a transformative adventure for legislation and for governance. Palmer's ebook, in response to all the on hand criminal files, establishes a really new interpretation and chronology of those vital felony changes.

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By Robert C. Palmer

Robert Palmer's pathbreaking examine indicates how the Black dying brought on mammoth alterations in either governance and legislation in fourteenth-century England, setting up the mechanisms through which the legislation tailored to social wishes for hundreds of years thereafter. The Black dying killed one-third of the English inhabitants among 1348 and 1351. to maintain conventional society, the king's executive aggressively carried out new punitive felony treatments as a mechanism for social regulate. This try to shore up conventional society in truth remodeled it. English governance now legitimately prolonged to regimen legislation of all employees, from shepherds to innkeepers, smiths, and medical professionals. the recent cohesiveness of the ecclesiastical and lay top orders, the rise in material jurisdictions, the expansion of the chancellor's courtroom, and the attractiveness of coercive contractual treatments made the Black dying in England a transformative adventure for legislation and for governance. Palmer's ebook, in response to all the on hand criminal files, establishes a really new interpretation and chronology of those vital felony changes.

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The Cult of Saints and the Virgin Mary in Medieval Scotland (Studies in Celtic History)

Of all of the Celtic nations, Scotland has lacked the type of scholarly cognizance that has been lavished fruitfully on Wales, eire, Cornwall and Brittany. And but of them all, Scotland bargains the widest diversity of interfaces with broader paintings at the cult of saints. The papers awarded the following hide this territory very effectively.... (the ebook) brings jointly very good reports that effectively discover the broad ramifications of the subject. an individual with an curiosity in saints' cults will wish this e-book. DAUVIT BROUN, Professor of Scottish heritage, college of Glasgow. This quantity examines the phenomena of the cult of saints and Marian devotion as they have been manifested in Scotland, starting from the early medieval interval to the 16th century. It combines common surveys of the advance of the learn of saints within the early and later heart a while with extra centred articles on specific matters, together with St Waltheof of Melrose, the imprecise early medieval origins of the cult of St Munnu, the short-lived martyr cult of David, duke of Rothsay, and the Scottish saints incorporated within the maximum liturgical compendium produced in overdue medieval Scotland, the Aberdeen breviary. the best way Marian devotion permeated past due medieval Scottish society is mentioned when it comes to the church dedications of the 12th and thirteenth-century aristocracy, the ecclesiastical panorama of Perth, the depiction of Mary in Gaelic poetry, and the pervasive impact of the familial bond among holy mom and son in representations of the Scottish royal family members. Dr Steve Boardman is Reader in historical past, college of Edinburgh; Eila Williamson received her PhD from the college of Glasgow. individuals: Helen Birkett, Steve Boardman, Rachel Butter, Thomas Owen Clancy, David Ditchburn, Audrey-Beth Fitch, Mark A. corridor, Matthew H. Hammond, Sim Innes, Alan Macquarrie

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Of all of the Celtic nations, Scotland has lacked the type of scholarly cognizance that has been lavished fruitfully on Wales, eire, Cornwall and Brittany. And but of them all, Scotland bargains the widest diversity of interfaces with broader paintings at the cult of saints. The papers awarded the following hide this territory very effectively.... (the ebook) brings jointly very good reports that effectively discover the broad ramifications of the subject. an individual with an curiosity in saints' cults will wish this e-book. DAUVIT BROUN, Professor of Scottish heritage, college of Glasgow. This quantity examines the phenomena of the cult of saints and Marian devotion as they have been manifested in Scotland, starting from the early medieval interval to the 16th century. It combines common surveys of the advance of the learn of saints within the early and later heart a while with extra centred articles on specific matters, together with St Waltheof of Melrose, the imprecise early medieval origins of the cult of St Munnu, the short-lived martyr cult of David, duke of Rothsay, and the Scottish saints incorporated within the maximum liturgical compendium produced in overdue medieval Scotland, the Aberdeen breviary. the best way Marian devotion permeated past due medieval Scottish society is mentioned when it comes to the church dedications of the 12th and thirteenth-century aristocracy, the ecclesiastical panorama of Perth, the depiction of Mary in Gaelic poetry, and the pervasive impact of the familial bond among holy mom and son in representations of the Scottish royal family members. Dr Steve Boardman is Reader in historical past, college of Edinburgh; Eila Williamson received her PhD from the college of Glasgow. individuals: Helen Birkett, Steve Boardman, Rachel Butter, Thomas Owen Clancy, David Ditchburn, Audrey-Beth Fitch, Mark A. corridor, Matthew H. Hammond, Sim Innes, Alan Macquarrie

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Science Translated: Latin and Vernacular Translations of Scientific Treatises in Medieval Europe (Mediaevalia Lovaniensia: Series 1: Studia XL)

Medieval translators performed an enormous position within the improvement and evolution of a systematic lexicon. At a time while so much students deferred to authority, the translations of canonical texts assumed nice significance. in addition, translation happened at degrees within the center a long time.
First, Greek or Arabic texts have been translated into the discovered language, Latin. moment, Latin texts turned resource texts themselves, to be translated into the vernaculars as their significance throughout Europe began to increase.
The state of affairs of the respective translators at those degrees was once essentially diverse: while the previous may depend upon an extended culture of clinical discourse, the latter had the big accountability of truly constructing a systematic vocabulary. The contributions within the current quantity examine either degrees, enormously illuminating the emergence of the clinical terminology and ideas that turned so primary in early smooth highbrow discourse. The clinical disciplines lined within the ebook contain, between others, drugs, biology, astronomy, and physics.

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Medieval translators performed an enormous position within the improvement and evolution of a systematic lexicon. At a time while so much students deferred to authority, the translations of canonical texts assumed nice significance. in addition, translation happened at degrees within the center a long time.
First, Greek or Arabic texts have been translated into the discovered language, Latin. moment, Latin texts turned resource texts themselves, to be translated into the vernaculars as their significance throughout Europe began to increase.
The state of affairs of the respective translators at those degrees was once essentially diverse: while the previous may depend upon an extended culture of clinical discourse, the latter had the big accountability of truly constructing a systematic vocabulary. The contributions within the current quantity examine either degrees, enormously illuminating the emergence of the clinical terminology and ideas that turned so primary in early smooth highbrow discourse. The clinical disciplines lined within the ebook contain, between others, drugs, biology, astronomy, and physics.

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The Medieval Church: A Brief History

By Joseph H. Lynch, Phillip C. Adamo

The Medieval Church: a short History argues for the pervasiveness of the Church in each element of existence in medieval Europe. It indicates how the establishment of the Church tried to regulate the lives and behavior of medieval humans, for instance, via canon legislations, whereas while being encouraged by way of well known routine just like the friars and heresy.

This absolutely up-to-date and illustrated moment variation bargains a brand new introductory bankruptcy on ‘the fundamentals of Christianity,’ for college kids who will be strange with this territory. The e-book now has new fabric on the various key members in church heritage: Benedict of Nursia, Hildegard of Bingen, Bernard of Clairvaux and Francis of Assisi in addition to a extra accomplished research all through of the position of girls within the medieval church.

Lynch and Adamo search to give an explanation for the heritage of the Church as an establishment, and to discover its all-pervasive position in medieval existence. during the thousand years lined during this ebook, we see the individuals and leaders of the Western Church fight with questions which are nonetheless correct this day: what's the nature of God? How does a church maintain ideals from changing into diluted in a various society? What function should still the kingdom play in faith?

The publication is now followed by means of an internet site with textual, visible, and musical basic assets making it a good looking source for college students of medieval history.

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By Joseph H. Lynch, Phillip C. Adamo

The Medieval Church: a short History argues for the pervasiveness of the Church in each element of existence in medieval Europe. It indicates how the establishment of the Church tried to regulate the lives and behavior of medieval humans, for instance, via canon legislations, whereas while being encouraged by way of well known routine just like the friars and heresy.

This absolutely up-to-date and illustrated moment variation bargains a brand new introductory bankruptcy on ‘the fundamentals of Christianity,’ for college kids who will be strange with this territory. The e-book now has new fabric on the various key members in church heritage: Benedict of Nursia, Hildegard of Bingen, Bernard of Clairvaux and Francis of Assisi in addition to a extra accomplished research all through of the position of girls within the medieval church.

Lynch and Adamo search to give an explanation for the heritage of the Church as an establishment, and to discover its all-pervasive position in medieval existence. during the thousand years lined during this ebook, we see the individuals and leaders of the Western Church fight with questions which are nonetheless correct this day: what's the nature of God? How does a church maintain ideals from changing into diluted in a various society? What function should still the kingdom play in faith?

The publication is now followed by means of an internet site with textual, visible, and musical basic assets making it a good looking source for college students of medieval history.

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Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy

By Stephen Gaukroger

This formidable and critical publication offers the 1st actually basic account of Francis Bacon as a thinker. It explores intimately how and why Bacon tried to rework the mostly esoteric self-discipline of ordinary philosophy right into a public perform via a software during which useful technology supplied a version that encouraged many from the seventeenth to the 20 th centuries. This booklet should be well-known as a huge contribution to Baconian scholarship of specific curiosity to historians of early smooth philosophy, technological know-how, and ideas.

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By Stephen Gaukroger

This formidable and critical publication offers the 1st actually basic account of Francis Bacon as a thinker. It explores intimately how and why Bacon tried to rework the mostly esoteric self-discipline of ordinary philosophy right into a public perform via a software during which useful technology supplied a version that encouraged many from the seventeenth to the 20 th centuries. This booklet should be well-known as a huge contribution to Baconian scholarship of specific curiosity to historians of early smooth philosophy, technological know-how, and ideas.

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