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The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Stephen Baxter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book constitutes a major reappraisal of the late Anglo-Saxon state on the eve of its demise. Its principal focus is the family of Ealdorman Leofwine, which obtained power in Mercia and retained ... More


The Identity of the House of Leofwine

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter uses a prosopographical approach to explore the course of English politics between 994 and 1066 from a new perspective. It reconstructs the careers of Ealdorman Leofwine and his ... More


The Urban Sector and the Beginning of the Wars of the Roses, 1450–61

Eliza Hartrich

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844426
eISBN:
9780191879975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844426.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Typically, periods of political crisis in medieval England—such as the Barons’ War of the 1250s and 1260s or the troubles of Edward II’s reign—brought towns and their residents to the forefront of ... More


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