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Anglo-Papal Relations in the Early Fourteenth Century: A Study in Medieval Diplomacy

Barbara Bombi

Abstract

This book is concerned with the modes and procedures of Anglo-papal diplomacy in the period 1305–60, when diplomatic affairs between England and the papacy intensified following the transfer of the papal curia to southern France in 1305 and on account of the on-going Anglo-French hostilities, which resulted in the outbreak of the Hundred Years’ War in 1337. On the one hand, the book investigates how diplomatic and administrative practices developed in England and at the papal curia from a comparative perspective, whilst, on the other, it questions the legacy and impact of international and dom ... More

Keywords: diplomacy, papacy, England, Avignon, Hundred Years’ War, administration, chancery, bureaucracy, diplomatic envoys, conflict

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198729150
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198729150.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara Bombi, author
Professor of Medieval History, School of History, University of Kent, Canterbury