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This latest collection reflects the full range and vitality of the current work on the Anglo-Norman period. It opens with the R. Allen Brown Memorial Lecture for 2009, a wide-ranging reflection by the distinguished French historian Dominique Barthélemy on the Peace of God and the role of bishops in the long eleventh century. Economic history is prominent in papers on the urban transformation in England between 900 and 1100, on the roots of the royal forest in England, and on trade links between England and Lower Normandy. A close study of the Surrey manor of Mortlake brings in topography, another aspect of which appears in an article on the representation of outdoor space by Norman and Anglo-Norman chroniclers. Social history is treated in papers dealing with the upbringing of the children of the Angevin counts and with the developing ideas of knighthood and chivalry in the works of Dudo of Saint-Quentin and Benoît of Sainte-Maure. Finally, political ideas are examined through careful reading of texts in papers on writing the rebellion of Earl Waltheof in the twelfth century and on the use of royal titles and prayers for the king in Anglo-Norman charters.

Contributors: Dominique Barthélemy, Kathryn Dutton, Leonie Hicks, Richard Holt, Joanna Huntington, Laurence Jean-Marie, Dolly Jorgensen, Max Lieberman, Stephen Marritt, Pamela Taylor

Details

First Published: 21 Jul 2010
13 Digit ISBN: 9781843835639
Pages: 254
Size: 23.4 x 15.6
Binding: Hardback
Imprint: Boydell Press
Series: Anglo-Norman Studies
Subject: Medieval History
BIC Class: HBLC1

Details updated on 25 Nov 2014

Contents

  • 1  The Peace of God and Bishops ar War in the Gallic Lands from the Late Tenth to the Early Twelfth Century [R. Allen Brown Memorial Lecture]
  • 2  Ad erudiendum tradidit: The Upbringing of Angevin Comital Children
  • 3  Coming and Going: The Use of Outdoor Space in Norman and Anglo-Norman Chronicles
  • 4  The Urban Transformation in England, 900-1100
  • 5  The Taming of the Laity: Writing Waltheof and Rebellion in the Twelfth Century
  • 6  Close Relations? Some Examples of Trade Links between England and the Towns and Ports of Lower Normandy in the Thirteenth and Early Fourteenth Centuries
  • 7  The Roots of the English Royal Forest
  • 8  Knighthood and Chivalry in the Histories of the Norman Dukes: Dudo and Benoît
  • 9  Prayers for the King and Royal Titles in Anglo-Norman Charters
  • 10  Domesday Mortlake