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More than ‘skimble-skamble stuff’: the Medieval Welsh Poetry Associated with Owain Glyndŵr: 2010 Sir John Rhŷs Memorial Lecture

Gruffydd Aled Williams

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 181, 2010-2011 Lectures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265277
eISBN:
9780191754203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265277.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1, Hotspur refers to the partiality of Owain Glyndŵr (Glendower) for prophecies, which he characterises dismissively as ‘skimble-skamble stuff’. Whilst there is a ... More


The Glyndŵr Rebellion and its Aftermath

Glanmor Williams

in Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852779
eISBN:
9780191670558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the 1390s, a decade before Owain Glyndŵr uprising, law and order had been deteriorating in Wales as well as dissatisfaction growing among the populace. However, the rebellion was a failure. This ... More


Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Glanmor Williams

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852779
eISBN:
9780191670558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is the first comprehensive history of the two decisive centuries which followed the defeat of Owain Glyndŵr in 1415. The fifteenth century was a time of resilience and recovery from the ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 181, 2010-2011 Lectures

Ron Johnston (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265277
eISBN:
9780191754203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265277.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume collects together lectures by distinguished scholars. One lecture examines medieval religious relics, focusing on what they actually comprised and asking how these paltry items came to be ... More


England’s Hope? Shadowed Heirs in Shakespeare’s Histories

Marisa R. Cull

in Shakespeare’s Princes of Wales: English Identity and the Welsh Connection

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716198
eISBN:
9780191784354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716198.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that the early modern preoccupation with bloodline and succession often prompted theatrical displays of the princedom of Wales’s role both as the accepted inheritance for the heir ... More


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