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Introduction: Beyond Villages and Common Fields

Stephen Rippon

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203826
eISBN:
9780191708282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203826.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter introduces the concept of regional variation in landscape character and reviews past literature and current debates on the subject. The processes whereby cultural landscapes can change ... More


At the Margins of the Champion Countryside: The Emergence of Villages and Common Fields in Somerset

Stephen Rippon

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203826
eISBN:
9780191708282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203826.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the landscape of Somerset, which lies at the south‐western limit of landscapes that in the medieval period were characterized by villages and open fields. The topographical ... More


Across the Watershed: The Development of Landscapes Characterized by Dispersed Settlement in the South‐West

Stephen Rippon

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203826
eISBN:
9780191708282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203826.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the area to the south‐west of the Blackdown and Quantock Hills—‐in Devon and Cornwall—‐which are shown to have marked a major boundary in landscape character since at least the ... More


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


Parks in Medieval England

S.A. Mileson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565672
eISBN:
9780191721748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565672.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Parks were prominent and, in fact, controversial features of the medieval countryside, but they have been unevenly studied and remain only partly understood. This book provides a full-length study of ... More


Introduction

S. A. Mileson

in Parks in Medieval England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565672
eISBN:
9780191721748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565672.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter introduces the nature and significance of medieval parks and explains how they have been studied by previous scholars. It then sets out the many aspects of the subject which remain ... More


Hunting

S. A. Mileson

in Parks in Medieval England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565672
eISBN:
9780191721748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565672.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter looks at the importance of hunting to medieval kings and aristocrats and assesses its significance as a motivation for park creation. It argues that although there is limited evidence ... More


Landscaping

S. A. Mileson

in Parks in Medieval England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565672
eISBN:
9780191721748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565672.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Many recent scholars have identified elements of design and aesthetic appreciation in the layout of medieval parks. This chapter explores the extent to which parks really were landscaped to provide a ... More


Parks and the Community

S. A. Mileson

in Parks in Medieval England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565672
eISBN:
9780191721748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565672.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter uses landscape and documentary evidence to uncover for the first time how park-making affected wider communities, including townsmen as well as peasants. The analysis takes in the whole ... More


Social Deviants in a Christian World: The Seventh to Eleventh Centuries

Andrew Reynolds

in Anglo-Saxon Deviant Burial Customs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199544554
eISBN:
9780191720390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544554.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Chapter 4 comprises the first analysis yet undertaken of the archaeological evidence for judicial execution and the development of specific cemeteries for social outcasts. The chapter provides an ... More


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