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Lordship and 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/9780199230983.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter deploys a new, computer-assisted method of interpreting the representation of lordship and tenure in the Domesday Book, and thus reconstructs the extent and nature of the Leofwinesons' ... More


The King as an Anomaly

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/9780198207931.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores in more detail the transformation in tenure consequent on William's conquest. It concentrates on the writings of Eadmer of Canterbury who revealed a particularly acute ... More


The Justification of the Conquest

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/9780198207931.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter shows that Duke William's claim to be Edward the Confessor's designated, direct successor shaped the way in which the conquest of England was implemented. The kingdom was deemed to be ... More


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 Leofwinesons' Land

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/9780199230983.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter uses the Domesday Book to map and quantify the estates held by the house of Leofwine, and to suggest how they were acquired. The Leofwinesons held land in twenty-one different shires ... More


Introduction

Sandra Raban

in A Second Domesday?: The Hundred Rolls of 1279-80

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252879
eISBN:
9780191719264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252879.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter explains why the returns of the 1279–80 inquiry are called the hundred rolls and incorporates a map of surviving rolls. It compares them with Domesday Book, asking why they ... More


A Second Domesday?

Sandra Raban

in A Second Domesday?: The Hundred Rolls of 1279-80

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252879
eISBN:
9780191719264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252879.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers the reasons for the 1279–80 inquiry including those given in the surviving commission. It examines the case for Edward I consciously modelling the inquiry on Domesday Book. It ... More


Conclusion

Sandra Raban

in A Second Domesday?: The Hundred Rolls of 1279-80

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252879
eISBN:
9780191719264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252879.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The book concludes that a plausible case can be made that Edward I had Domesday Book in mind when he commissioned the 1279–80 hundred roll inquiry, but that it evolved into something different as the ... More


The Final Years

David Bates

in William the Conqueror

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300118759
eISBN:
9780300183832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118759.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the final years of William's life. During this time, William had to continue to juggle cross-Channel priorities as he had done ever since 1066. Another military intervention in ... More


English History 1066–1272

J. C. Holt

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines British studies on English history for the period from 1066 to 1272. It discusses works which changed the direction of historical thinking, yielded new conclusions, deployed new ... More


A Second Domesday?: The Hundred Rolls of 1279-80

Sandra Raban

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252879
eISBN:
9780191719264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252879.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The 1279–80 hundred rolls are one of the most important but neglected sources for 13th-century English history. This book places the inquiry in its historical context among other inquiries by Edward ... More


Domesday: Book of Judgement

Sally Harvey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199669783
eISBN:
9780191757501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669783.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This work examines the unique volumes called Domesday Book and the extraordinary survey which preceded them. Early chapters consider the architects of the enterprise: the bishops, royal clerks, ... 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


Tempore Regis Edwardi

Peter Sawyer

in The Wealth of Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199253937
eISBN:
9780191750632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253937.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter is a brief account of the English economy in the mid-eleventh century. Domesday Book records not only the cash income of almost all estates before and after the Norman Conquest, but also ... More


Introduction

Peter Sawyer

in The Wealth of Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199253937
eISBN:
9780191750632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253937.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

After a brief comment on forms of wealth, this chapter is concerned with coins and Domesday Book. Stray finds of coins reflect the number in circulation, their distribution and, until c. 850, coin ... More


King of the English

David Bates

in William the Conqueror

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300118759
eISBN:
9780300183832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118759.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines a turning point in English history, following William's conquest of England and his coronation. His coronation not only had profound implications for England and the British ... More


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