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YorkThe Making of a City 1068-1350$
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Sarah Rees Jones

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780198201946

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201946.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) 1 Introduction
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York
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Sarah Rees Jones

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201946.003.0001

This chapter provides a chronological introduction to the history of York, concentrating on the period before 1068. It surveys both medieval histories of the origins of the city such as those provided by Bede and Geoffrey of Monmouth, and histories of the city developed since the eighteenth century. Similarly the chapter surveys the geographical context and setting of York with a particular focus on representations of York on medieval maps and its position in relation to Northumbria and Yorkshire before 1066. Finally the chapter sets out the main approaches and methodology of the whole book including an introduction to developing forms of land tenure in the period after 1068.

Keywords:   charters, chronicles, mappaemundi, Bede, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Northumbria, Yorkshire, Anglo-Scandinavian England, York, land tenure

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