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Monks, monarchs, and mysteries

D. W. Yalden and U. Albarella

in The History of British Birds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217519
eISBN:
9780191712296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217519.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

The Anglo-Saxons, settling after the Romans left in 410 AD, provided most of the place-names in England, many of which involve bird names, and exploited domestic fowl and goose extensively, but also ... More


Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability

Morgan Pitelka

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851576
eISBN:
9780824868277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851576.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book investigates the significance of material culture and sociability in Japan’s sixteenth century, focusing in particular on the career and afterlife of Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616), the ... More


The Kings and Their Hawks: Falconry in Medieval England

Robin S. Oggins

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100587
eISBN:
9780300130386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100587.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In medieval Europe, falconry was perhaps the most popular form of hunting among the aristocracy. Owning a falcon, and the necessary falconer to go with it, was a status symbol throughout the middle ... More


The Sources

Robin S. Oggins

in The Kings and Their Hawks: Falconry in Medieval England

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100587
eISBN:
9780300130386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100587.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes the sources for the history of medieval English falconry. Primary sources for the history of medieval English falconry fall into two main categories: literature devoted to ... More


The Birds, Their Training, and the Sport of Falconry

Robin S. Oggins

in The Kings and Their Hawks: Falconry in Medieval England

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100587
eISBN:
9780300130386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100587.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the birds, their training, and the sport of falconry in England. Many kinds of birds of prey have been trained and used in sport, but relatively few of these were used by ... More


Falconry in Anglo-Saxon England

Robin S. Oggins

in The Kings and Their Hawks: Falconry in Medieval England

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100587
eISBN:
9780300130386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100587.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on falconry in Anglo-Saxon England. The history of falconry in England begins as the history of a royal sport. The growth of royal interest in falconry led to requirements that ... More


English Royal Falconry, William I to Henry II

Robin S. Oggins

in The Kings and Their Hawks: Falconry in Medieval England

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100587
eISBN:
9780300130386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100587.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the English royal falconry from the period of William I to Henry II. Domesday and its satellites name six of King William's hawkers as landholders. William's hawkers and ... More


English Royal Falconry, Richard I to Henry III

Robin S. Oggins

in The Kings and Their Hawks: Falconry in Medieval England

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100587
eISBN:
9780300130386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100587.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter elaborates on English royal falconry from the period of Richard I to Henry III. Richard was a dedicated falconer. He spent over nine years of his reign outside England, there was less ... More


Falconry in the Reign of Edward I

Robin S. Oggins

in The Kings and Their Hawks: Falconry in Medieval England

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100587
eISBN:
9780300130386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100587.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter elaborates on the different aspects of falconry in the reign of Edward I. The reign of Edward I was one of the greatest periods in medieval English royal falconry, as can be seen from ... More


Falconry in Medieval Life

Robin S. Oggins

in The Kings and Their Hawks: Falconry in Medieval England

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100587
eISBN:
9780300130386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100587.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the broader social aspects of falconry in medieval life in Western Europe. People flew hawks and falcons for a number of reasons, including delight in the sport and catching ... More


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