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The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Peter Coss

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the formative years of the English gentry. In doing so, it explains their lasting characteristics during a long history as a social elite, including adaptability to change and ... More


Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Ages

Rees Davies

Brendan Smith (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542918
eISBN:
9780191715648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542918.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Throughout the British Isles in the late Middle Ages a small group of the wealthiest lords wielded immense power. The nature of their lordship and the ways in which it was expressed in a diverse and ... More


Display and Magnificence

R. R. Davies

in Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542918
eISBN:
9780191715648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542918.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The centrality to lordship of conspicuous display and expenditure is emphasized. The role of the Crown in devising new titles such as ‘duke’, and the way it reinforced its own authority by conferring ... More


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