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Merton College’s Control of its Tenants at Thorncroft 1270–1349

RALPH EVANS

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Merton College, Oxford, held an estate of middling size formed in the later 13th century of manors in several parts of England, which had been held previously by various lords. The tenurial structure ... More


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


Cambridge in a Regional and National Context

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John S. Lee, and Katie Phillips

in Compassionate Capitalism: Business and Community in Medieval England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209259
eISBN:
9781529209280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209259.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 6 examines Cambridge’s performance at a regional and national level. Cambridge’s position relative to other leading towns nearby, such as Ely, Bury St Edmunds, King’s Lynn, Huntingdon and St ... More


The Universal Law

Roger Wagner and Andrew Briggs

in The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747956
eISBN:
9780191810909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747956.003.0021
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter describes events that followed Roger Bacon’s death in 1294. His successors in both Oxford and Paris began developing various ways of using the idea of a mathematically universal law to ... More


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