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The Problem Solved

George Garnett

in Conquered England: Kingship, Succession, and Tenure 1066-1166

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198207931
eISBN:
9780191716775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207931.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter begins by concentrating on the so-called Treaty of Winchester (or Westminster), between Stephen and the future Henry II, which, in November 1153, established Henry as Stephen's ... More


Confluence: English Council, Feudal Counsel, 1066–1189

J. R. Maddicott

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199585502
eISBN:
9780191723148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585502.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This chapter traces the evolution of assemblies from the Norman Conquest to the death of Henry II. It shows that the Norman kings took over the Anglo‐Saxon institution of the witan, but transformed ... More


Conquered England: Kingship, Succession, and Tenure 1066-1166

George Garnett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198207931
eISBN:
9780191716775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207931.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book argues that Duke William of Normandy's claim to succeed Edward the Confessor on the throne of England profoundly influenced not only the practice of royal succession, but also played a ... More


The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Edmund King (ed.)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The reign of King Stephen (1135–54) is famous as a period of weak government, as Stephen and his rival the Empress Matilda contended for power. This is a study of medieval kingship at its most ... More


The Government of the Church in the Twelfth Century

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An enriched vocabulary of papal power was becoming evident. The right of the curia to hear appeals from all church courts was extended. At the same time the effective control of the local churches ... More


1153: The Treaty of Winchester

J. C. Holt

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of the 1153 Treaty of Winchester in the reign of King Stephen of England. The Treaty formally concluded the conflict between King Stephen and Empress Matilda's son ... More


The Shaping of the Frontier, 1086–1166

Brock W. Holden

in Lords of the Central Marches: English Aristocracy and Frontier Society, 1087-1265

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199548576
eISBN:
9780191720680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548576.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In 1166, Henry II ordered a new inquest into knights' fees, ostensibly encompassing all those in England who held land in chief from the king, and those who held from them; the result was the Cartae ... More


The Chronique des ducs de Normandie

Charity Urbanski

in Writing History for the King: Henry II and the Politics of Vernacular Historiography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451317
eISBN:
9780801469725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451317.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines Benoît de Sainte-Maure's Chronique des ducs de Normandie and why it was commissioned by Henry II. It first compares Chronique des ducs de Normandie with Wace's Roman de Rou ... More


Henry II

Charity Urbanski

in Writing History for the King: Henry II and the Politics of Vernacular Historiography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451317
eISBN:
9780801469725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451317.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the nature of Henry II's power as well as his motives for commissioning a vernacular historiography of his Norman ancestors. It considers the four most important threats to ... More


The Roman de Rou

Charity Urbanski

in Writing History for the King: Henry II and the Politics of Vernacular Historiography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451317
eISBN:
9780801469725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451317.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines Wace's Roman de Rou and why it was commissioned by Henry II. The Roman de Rou is divided into three main parts and an appendix. Part I is a 315-line poem composed in ... More


. Empires, Continental and British

Robin Frame

in The Political Development of the British Isles 1100–1400

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206040
eISBN:
9780191676949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206040.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

The twelfth and early thirteenth centuries were a time of significant changes in the distribution and organization of power in the British ... More


The Submission of Irish Kings in Fact and Fiction

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses possible allusions in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi, Branwen, to Irish customs relating to hospitality and submission to an overlord, with particular reference to Brian ... More


‘A King Without a Kingdom’: The Seeds of War, 1172–1173

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines Henry the Young King's conflict with his father, Henry II, that planted the seeds of the rebellion of 1173–1174. It begins with a discussion of the proposed marriage treaty of ... More


A Fragile Peace, 1175–1177

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the peace agreement between the supporters of Henry the Young King and Henry II through the Treaty of Montlouis of 1174. It begins with a discussion of the terms of the Treaty ... More


Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Jean Flori and Editions Payot

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1124–1204) still fascinates and intrigues historians today, who continue to try to penetrate the mystery surrounding her extraordinary life. Twice queen – of France as the wife ... More


Eleanor the Rebel

Jean Flori and Olive Classe

in Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

When his father declined to hand over to him either England, or else Normandy, of which he was duke, or even Anjou, Young Henry made no secret of his resentment. King Henry II took no notice. William ... More


Parting Patriarchs of the Family Firms

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The conflict and confusion that follow in the wake of monarchic departures can be found as well following the other leadership departure styles if they occur in a family firm. To gain further ... More


Overlord becomes feudal lord, 1172–85

F. X. MARTIN

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: Henry's affairs in equilibrium; de Lacy and Strongbow in Ireland; assistance from Ireland to Henry in the Angevin dominions; battle of Fornham, August 1173; ... More


Training for Kingship, 1163–1169

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Henry the Young King's training for kingship during the period 1163–1169. It begins with a discussion of young Henry's attendance at a ceremony in which Archbishop Thomas ... More


Eleanor's Power and Patronage

Jean Flori and Olive Classe

in Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.003.0014
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter argues that Eleanor of Aquitaine sought solace in her role of patron of literature, sponsoring several literary works dedicated to her and inspiring poets and romancers. It was being ... More


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