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Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Philippa C. Maddern

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This study explores the nature and meaning of violence in 15th-century England. The book examines violence on each side of the law — both in crime and in law enforcement — in order to uncover the ... More


Private Petitions in the Fifteenth Century

GWILYM DODD

in Justice and Grace: Private Petitioning and the English Parliament in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202805
eISBN:
9780191708015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202805.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter takes the discussion of private petitions up to the end of the late medieval period. It focuses on two key developments that fundamentally changed the nature of private business in the ... More


A Question of Violence

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Consideration of public order or disorder has pervaded the field of 15th-century English history since the time of Charles L. Kingsford. Unfortunately, neither contemporary thinkers nor historians ... More


Viewing Violence: The Conceptual Context of Violence in Fifteenth-Century England

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Violence in the 15th century could imply more than physical action. The kinds of non-physical violence recognized in the 15th century were different from those recognized now, but the concept was ... More


Introduction

M. E. Bratchel

in Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter discusses the Tuscan city-state of Lucca in the 15th century. It sets out the purpose of the book, which is explore through the Lucchese case-study a range of issues which ... More


The Friar as Critic

Sheila Delany

in Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in Fifteenth-Century England: The Work of Osbern Bokenham

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109887
eISBN:
9780199855216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109887.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The chapter explores in more detail the interrelationship between Chaucer's “Legend of Good Women” and Bokenham's own legendary. Although the latter modeled his own piece to echo the former's ... More


Fresh start or new phase?

J. R. S. Phillips

in The Medieval Expansion of Europe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207405
eISBN:
9780191677656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207405.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores the 15th-century expansion of Europe. There were many voyages in the years 1492 and 1498, which set in motion a series of developments of profound significance both for ... More


A Crisis of Monarchy?

J. H. Burns

in Lordship, Kingship, and Empire: The Idea of Monarchy 1400-1525 (The Carlyle Lectures 1988)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202066
eISBN:
9780191675133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202066.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

During the 15th century European monarchies suffered from a fit of troubled times and crisis. Even for the most powerful, the richest, and the most organized monarchy, which was in France, the ... More


Beginnings: Questions and Debates in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

Susan E. Schreiner

in Are You Alone Wise?: The Search for Certainty in the Early Modern Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195313420
eISBN:
9780199897292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313420.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This chapter seeks to examine a number of issues, including the current debate about the beginning of modernity. Scholars have struggled to find a unified interpretive scheme for explaining the years ... More


Community Violence: Two Case-Studies

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The chapter looks at some more cases of alleged violence which came to the King's Bench from East Anglia. No analysis of law and violence in 15th-century East Anglia can be complete without a study ... More


Violence and Social Order

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter discusses various aspects of violent social order found in East Anglia during the 15th century. All court statistics show allegations of non-violent crimes vastly outnumbering ... More


Geography in the fifteenth century

J. R. S. Phillips

in The Medieval Expansion of Europe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207405
eISBN:
9780191677656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207405.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

During the 15th century, little seemed to have changed at the level of popular travel literature. Important developments in the ideas of theoretical geographers also took place. There was another ... More


Lucca 1430–1440: The Politics of Reconstruction

M. E. Bratchel

in Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The true dynamics behind the series of conflict situations that dominated Lucchese political life in the 1430s remain shadowy, as befits the succession of clandestine acts with which this chapter has ... More


Lordship: The Problem of Dominium

J. H. Burns

in Lordship, Kingship, and Empire: The Idea of Monarchy 1400-1525 (The Carlyle Lectures 1988)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202066
eISBN:
9780191675133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202066.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The origins and development of dominium in the 15th century was devoid of political connotation and application. In the 15th century, the concepts of lordship and dominium were nothing but ... More


Lordship and Kingship: France and England

J. H. Burns

in Lordship, Kingship, and Empire: The Idea of Monarchy 1400-1525 (The Carlyle Lectures 1988)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202066
eISBN:
9780191675133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202066.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses theories of monarchy and kingship from 15th-century France and England within the context of crisis and dominium. In this chapter, the Tractatus and the Contra rebelles suorum ... More


Violence in Public: Appearances and Punishments in the Courts

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The function of the King's Bench was less to punish criminals than to achieve certain stages in the legal process which would bring pressure to bear on the defendants. Distinction can easily be made ... More


The Shaping of Absolutism: Spain

J. H. Burns

in Lordship, Kingship, and Empire: The Idea of Monarchy 1400-1525 (The Carlyle Lectures 1988)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202066
eISBN:
9780191675133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202066.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Spain's contribution to political thinking in the late medieval and early modern period is something paradoxical. In and after the 16th century, the united kingdom of Spain was regarded as one of the ... More


The Conciliarist Tradition and Beyond

J. H. Burns

in Lordship, Kingship, and Empire: The Idea of Monarchy 1400-1525 (The Carlyle Lectures 1988)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202066
eISBN:
9780191675133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202066.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines and focuses on conciliarism and its contribution to the theory of monarchy, with reference to arguments deployed and developed from the mid-15th century onwards. Aside from ... More


Elephans in Camera: Latin and Latinity in 15th- and Early-16th-Century England

Robert Swanson

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The 15th and 16th centuries are often depicted as the death throes of Latin in England, supplanted by ‘The Rise of English’. Arguing that more English did not necessarily mean less Latin, this ... More


Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

M. E. Bratchel

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book provides a scholarly history of Lucca in the 15th century, from the overthrow of the Guinigi despotism to the beginning of the French invasion of Italy. Thoroughly grounded in the archives, ... More


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