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The Age of ConquestWales 1063-1415

The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

R. R. Davies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the period when Wales struggled to retain its independence and identity in the face of the Anglo-Norman conquest and subsequent English rule. It explores the nature of power and ... More

The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Edmund King (ed.)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The reign of King Stephen (1135–54) is famous as a period of weak government, as Stephen and his rival the Empress Matilda contended for power. This is a study of medieval kingship at its most ... More

Anglo-Saxon Deviant Burial Customs

Anglo-Saxon Deviant Burial Customs

Andrew Reynolds

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199544554
eISBN:
9780191720390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544554.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is the first to investigate how Anglo‐Saxon society dealt with social outcasts. The study begins in the period immediately following Roman rule and ends in the century following the Norman ... More

Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Debby Banham and Rosamond Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199207947
eISBN:
9780191757495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207947.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Farming was the basis of the wealth that made England worth invading, twice, in the eleventh century. This book uses a wide range of evidence to investigate how Anglo-Saxon farmers produced the food ... More

The Art of Solidarity in the Middle AgesGuilds in England 1250-1550

The Art of Solidarity in the Middle Ages: Guilds in England 1250-1550

Gervase Rosser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198201571
eISBN:
9780191779022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201571.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Association in a guild or fraternity was an extremely common experience in medieval Europe. This book asks why so many people wished to belong to these highly miscellaneous groups (only rarely ... More

Beyond the Medieval VillageThe Diversification of Landscape Character in Southern Britain

Beyond the Medieval Village: The Diversification of Landscape Character in Southern Britain

Stephen Rippon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203826
eISBN:
9780191708282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203826.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book explores the origins and development of regional variation in landscape character across southern Britain during the medieval period. The ‘long eighth century’, between the late seventh and ... More

Bishops in the Political Community of England, 1213-1272

Bishops in the Political Community of England, 1213-1272

S. T. Ambler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198754022
eISBN:
9780191815751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754022.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In thirteenth-century England, circumstance and personality converged to produce an episcopate uncommonly dedicated not only to its pastoral mission but also to the defence of the kingdom and the ... More

Castles in Medieval SocietyFortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the Central Middle Ages

Castles in Medieval Society: Fortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the Central Middle Ages

Charles L. H. Coulson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208242
eISBN:
9780191716676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208242.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book overturns many of the traditional assumptions about the nature and purpose of castle-building in the middle ages. It demolishes the traditional belief that castles were overwhelmingly ... More

Ceremony and CivilityCivic Culture in Late Medieval London

Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London

Barbara A. Hanawalt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190490393
eISBN:
9780190490430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490393.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

London’s civic ceremonies marked the relationships between the mayors and the crown, but also between denizens and their government, gild wardens and members, masters and apprentices, and ... More

The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600Hinterland, Territory, Region

The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Tom Scott

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book provides the first comprehensive study of city‐states in medieval Europe for more than a century. Rather than highlighting the political and cultural achievements of city‐states, above all ... More

Conquered EnglandKingship, Succession, and Tenure 1066-1166

Conquered England: Kingship, Succession, and Tenure 1066-1166

George Garnett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198207931
eISBN:
9780191716775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207931.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book argues that Duke William of Normandy's claim to succeed Edward the Confessor on the throne of England profoundly influenced not only the practice of royal succession, but also played a ... More

Conscience and Authority in the Medieval Church

Conscience and Authority in the Medieval Church

Alexander Murray

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198208839
eISBN:
9780191799952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208839.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

We are born and die alone, and are often alone in between. But this is true of all human beings, in their millions. So in another sense we are not alone at all, quite the opposite. To manage other ... More

The Creation of a CommunityThe City of Wells in the Middle Ages

The Creation of a Community: The City of Wells in the Middle Ages

David Gary Shaw

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204015
eISBN:
9780191676086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204015.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is a history of the city of Wells in the Middle Ages. The book makes full use of the archives of Wells to trace its growth from a rural manor into the prosperous borough it became by the ... More

Crisis and Survival in Late Medieval IrelandThe English of Louth and Their Neighbours, 1330-1450

Crisis and Survival in Late Medieval Ireland: The English of Louth and Their Neighbours, 1330-1450

Brendan Smith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199594757
eISBN:
9780191756313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594757.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The king of England was also ‘lord of Ireland’ throughout the late Middle Ages, but the reach of royal power in Ireland contracted from the fourteenth century onwards. In the parts of the country ... More

Decision-Making in Medieval Agriculture

Decision-Making in Medieval Agriculture

David Stone

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247769
eISBN:
9780191714818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247769.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book uses manorial account rolls innovatively to reconstruct the economic mentalities of medieval farmers and, by so doing, argues that they have been unfairly stereotyped. It overturns the ... More

The Detection of Heresy in Late Medieval England

The Detection of Heresy in Late Medieval England

Ian Forrest

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286928
eISBN:
9780191713217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286928.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Heresy was the most feared crime in the medieval moral universe. It was seen as a social disease capable of poisoning the body politic and shattering the unity of the church. The study of heresy in ... More

Divided GaelsGaelic Cultural Identities in Scotland and Ireland 1200-1650

Divided Gaels: Gaelic Cultural Identities in Scotland and Ireland 1200-1650

Wilson McLeod

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247226
eISBN:
9780191714610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247226.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book challenges the familiar view that Gaelic Scotland and Gaelic Ireland formed a cultural unit during the late middle ages and early modern period. Many commentators have emphasized the strong ... More

DomesdayBook of Judgement

Domesday: Book of Judgement

Sally Harvey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199669783
eISBN:
9780191757501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669783.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This work examines the unique volumes called Domesday Book and the extraordinary survey which preceded them. Early chapters consider the architects of the enterprise: the bishops, royal clerks, ... More

The Earls of MerciaLordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Stephen Baxter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book constitutes a major reappraisal of the late Anglo-Saxon state on the eve of its demise. Its principal focus is the family of Ealdorman Leofwine, which obtained power in Mercia and retained ... More

Early Irish and Welsh Kinship

Early Irish and Welsh Kinship

T. M. Charles-Edwards

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201038
eISBN:
9780191674808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201038.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This book studies early Irish and Welsh kinship. Kinship is a central element in all human societies. It was of particular significance in early medieval Ireland and Wales where governmental ... More

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