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The Reformation of Common LearningPost-Ramist Method and the Reception of the New Philosophy, 1618 - 1670

The Reformation of Common Learning: Post-Ramist Method and the Reception of the New Philosophy, 1618 - 1670

Howard Hotson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780199553389
eISBN:
9780191898440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199553389.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Howard Hotson’s previous contribution to this series, Commonplace Learning, explored how a fragmented political and confessional landscape turned the northwestern corner of the Holy Roman Empire into ... More

The Norman Conquest in English HistoryVolume I: A Broken Chain?

The Norman Conquest in English History: Volume I: A Broken Chain?

George Garnett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198726166
eISBN:
9780191793042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726166.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This study pursues a central theme in English historical thinking—the Norman Conquest—over seven centuries. This first volume, which covers more than half a millennium, explains how and why the ... More

Power and PleasureCourt Life under King John, 1199-1216

Power and Pleasure: Court Life under King John, 1199-1216

Hugh M. Thomas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198802518
eISBN:
9780191840791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802518.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Power and Pleasure reconstructs life at the court of King John and explores how his court produced both pleasure and soft power. Much work exists on royal courts of the late medieval and early modern ... More

World of EchoNoise and Knowing in Late Medieval England

World of Echo: Noise and Knowing in Late Medieval England

Adin E. Lears

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749605
eISBN:
9781501749629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749605.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Between late antiquity and the fifteenth century, theologians, philosophers, and poets struggled to articulate the correct relationship between sound and sense, creating taxonomies of sounds based on ... More

After AlfredAnglo-Saxon Chronicles and Chroniclers, 900-1150

After Alfred: Anglo-Saxon Chronicles and Chroniclers, 900-1150

Pauline Stafford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198859642
eISBN:
9780191891991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859642.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This book traces the development of a group of anonymous, vernacular, annalistic chronicles—‘the Anglo-Saxon chronicles’—from their genesis at the court of King Alfred to their end at the Fenland ... More

Law in CommonLegal Cultures in Late-Medieval England

Law in Common: Legal Cultures in Late-Medieval England

Tom Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198785613
eISBN:
9780191827464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785613.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

There were tens of thousands of different local law-courts in late-medieval England, providing the most common forums for the working out of disputes and the making of decisions about local ... More

Laughter and Power in the Twelfth Century

Laughter and Power in the Twelfth Century

Peter J. A. Jones

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198843542
eISBN:
9780191879364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843542.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Towards the end of the twelfth century, powerful images of laughing kings and saints began to appear in texts circulating at the English royal court. At the same time, contemporaries began ... More

Politics and the Urban Sector in Fifteenth-Century England, 1413-1471

Politics and the Urban Sector in Fifteenth-Century England, 1413-1471

Eliza Hartrich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844426
eISBN:
9780191879975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844426.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Since the work of K.B. McFarlane in the mid-twentieth century, political histories of late medieval England have focused almost exclusively on the relationship between the Crown and aristocratic ... More

Anglo-Saxon Towers of Lordship

Anglo-Saxon Towers of Lordship

Michael G. Shapland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809463
eISBN:
9780191846816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809463.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

It has long been assumed that England lay outside the Western European tradition of castle-building until after the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is now becoming apparent that Anglo-Saxon lords were ... More

The Earl, the Kings, and the ChroniclerRobert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Robert B. Patterson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

This book is the first full length biography of Robert (c.1088 × 90–1147), grandson of William the Conqueror and eldest son of King Henry I of England (1100–35). He could not succeed his father ... More

Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

Paul Oldfield

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198717737
eISBN:
9780191787232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717737.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This study offers the first extensive analysis of the function and significance of urban panegyric in the Central Middle Ages, a flexible literary genre which enjoyed a marked and renewed popularity ... More

Silver, Butter, ClothMonetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age

Silver, Butter, Cloth: Monetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age

Jane Kershaw, Gareth Williams, Søren Sindbæk, and James Graham-Campbell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198827986
eISBN:
9780191866678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This book advances current debate about the nature and complexity of Viking economic systems. It explores how silver and other commodities were used in monetary and social economies across the ... More

Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire

Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire

Thomas Pickles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198818779
eISBN:
9780191859663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818779.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Inspired by studies of Carolingian Europe, Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire argues that the social strategies of local kin groups drove conversion to Christianity and church ... More

Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272

Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272

Laura Cleaver

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198802624
eISBN:
9780191840920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802624.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries texts about the recent and more distant past were produced in remarkable numbers in the lands controlled by the kings of England. This may be seen, in ... More

John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

Irene O'Daly

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109491
eISBN:
9781526132338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109491.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

John of Salisbury (c. 1120–80) is a key figure of the twelfth-century renaissance. A student at the cosmopolitan schools of medieval Paris, an associate of Thomas Becket and an acute commentator on ... More

Fictive Orders and Feminine Religious Identities, 1200-1600

Fictive Orders and Feminine Religious Identities, 1200-1600

Alison More

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807698
eISBN:
9780191845512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807698.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Any visitor to Belgium or the Netherlands is immediately struck by the number of convents and beguinages (begijnhoven) in both major cities and small towns. Their number and location in urban centres ... More

Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing

Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing

Emily A. Winkler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198812388
eISBN:
9780191850257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812388.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

It has long been established that the crisis of 1066 generated a florescence of historical writing in the first half of the twelfth century. This book presents a new perspective on previously ... More

Ceremony and CivilityCivic Culture in Late Medieval London

Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London

Barbara A. Hanawalt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190490393
eISBN:
9780190490430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490393.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

London’s civic ceremonies marked the relationships between the mayors and the crown, but also between denizens and their government, gild wardens and members, masters and apprentices, and ... More

Conceiving a NationScotland to 900 AD

Conceiving a Nation: Scotland to 900 AD

Gilbert Márkus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748678983
eISBN:
9781474435208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678983.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book offers a history of ‘Scotland’ before Scotland existed, and before people even thought of this area as a single ‘country’. It traces the emergence and disappearance of various ethnic and ... More

Hospitals and CharityReligious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

Sally Mayall Brasher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119285
eISBN:
9781526128393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119285.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Medieval hospitals in Italy, originally intended to house pilgrims and comfort the dying, evolved from religious institutions reflecting communal and personal piety to civic facilities intended to ... More

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