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After AlfredAnglo-Saxon Chronicles and Chroniclers, 900-1150

After Alfred: Anglo-Saxon Chronicles and Chroniclers, 900-1150

Pauline Stafford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198859642
eISBN:
9780191891991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859642.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This book traces the development of a group of anonymous, vernacular, annalistic chronicles—‘the Anglo-Saxon chronicles’—from their genesis at the court of King Alfred to their end at the Fenland ... More

Law in CommonLegal Cultures in Late-Medieval England

Law in Common: Legal Cultures in Late-Medieval England

Tom Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198785613
eISBN:
9780191827464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785613.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

There were tens of thousands of different local law-courts in late-medieval England, providing the most common forums for the working out of disputes and the making of decisions about local ... More

Laughter and Power in the Twelfth Century

Laughter and Power in the Twelfth Century

Peter J. A. Jones

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198843542
eISBN:
9780191879364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843542.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Towards the end of the twelfth century, powerful images of laughing kings and saints began to appear in texts circulating at the English royal court. At the same time, contemporaries began ... More

Politics and the Urban Sector in Fifteenth-Century England, 1413-1471

Politics and the Urban Sector in Fifteenth-Century England, 1413-1471

Eliza Hartrich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844426
eISBN:
9780191879975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844426.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Since the work of K.B. McFarlane in the mid-twentieth century, political histories of late medieval England have focused almost exclusively on the relationship between the Crown and aristocratic ... More

Anglo-Saxon Towers of Lordship

Anglo-Saxon Towers of Lordship

Michael G. Shapland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809463
eISBN:
9780191846816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809463.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

It has long been assumed that England lay outside the Western European tradition of castle-building until after the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is now becoming apparent that Anglo-Saxon lords were ... More

The Earl, the Kings, and the ChroniclerRobert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Robert B. Patterson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

This book is the first full length biography of Robert (c.1088 × 90–1147), grandson of William the Conqueror and eldest son of King Henry I of England (1100–35). He could not succeed his father ... More

Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

Paul Oldfield

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198717737
eISBN:
9780191787232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717737.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This study offers the first extensive analysis of the function and significance of urban panegyric in the Central Middle Ages, a flexible literary genre which enjoyed a marked and renewed popularity ... More

Silver, Butter, ClothMonetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age

Silver, Butter, Cloth: Monetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age

Jane Kershaw, Gareth Williams, Søren Sindbæk, and James Graham-Campbell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198827986
eISBN:
9780191866678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This book advances current debate about the nature and complexity of Viking economic systems. It explores how silver and other commodities were used in monetary and social economies across the ... More

Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire

Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire

Thomas Pickles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198818779
eISBN:
9780191859663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818779.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Inspired by studies of Carolingian Europe, Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire argues that the social strategies of local kin groups drove conversion to Christianity and church ... More

Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272

Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272

Laura Cleaver

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198802624
eISBN:
9780191840920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802624.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries texts about the recent and more distant past were produced in remarkable numbers in the lands controlled by the kings of England. This may be seen, in ... More

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