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WYCLIF’S LIFE AND WORK

Stephen E. Lahey

in John Wyclif

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183313
eISBN:
9780199870349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183313.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides the basic biographical material necessary to understand the course of Wyclif’s life. The first section traces Wyclif’s career at Oxford University, specifically at Merton and ... More


The Duchy of Lancaster and the Lancastrian Kings

HELEN CASTOR

in The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The Lancastrian connection was the greatest magnate affinity in late fourteenth-century England. It was exceptional in the extent of its territorial basis, in the size of its indentured retinue, and ... More


1399–1430 The Lancastrian Crown in East Anglian Politics

HELEN CASTOR

in The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The circumstances in East Anglia within which Lancastrian interests were operating in 1399 were somewhat anomalous. In some senses, however, this was also true of the King's relationship with those ... More


Book of the Duchess

Edward I. Condren

in Chaucer from Prentice to Poet: The Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032412
eISBN:
9780813038339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032412.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the poem Book of the Duchess. Almost every study conducted on this poem began by announcing an interpretation of the poem based on lines that appear only at its end. In subtle ... More


The Establishment of a Conciliar Regime, 1388–90

Christopher Fletcher

in Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546916
eISBN:
9780191720826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546916.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter returns to the aftermath of the Merciless Parliament of 1388 to reconsider how successful Richard II really was in his attempt to throw off the restraints imposed upon him through his ... More


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