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The Irish Geography of Branwen

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses allusions in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi, Branwen, to Irish geography: the former rivers between Britain and Ireland called Lli and the Archan and the submerged kingdoms; ... More


Bruce versus Balliol

G.W.S. Barrow

in Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

To decide the succession dispute (the Great Cause), Edward I set up a court of 104 auditors under himself on the model of the centumviri of the Roman republic; of the fourteen competitors for the ... More


To Have and Have Not King of Scotland, 1322–26

Michael Penman

in Robert the Bruce: King of the Scots

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300148725
eISBN:
9780300209280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148725.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes events in Robert Bruce's life from 1322 to 1326. These include Robert's inducements to persuade Edward II to accept a Bruce dynasty in a sovereign Scotland; the truce agreed ... More


Romancing the Stone: (E)motion and the Affective History of the Stone of Scone

Alicia Marchant

in Feeling Things: Objects and Emotions through History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198802648
eISBN:
9780191840944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802648.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, European Medieval History

The Stone of Scone is neither ornate nor decorative, but rather is plain, heavy, and unwieldy. Yet this stone’s plain appearance is not matched with a plain history; it has been stolen, broken, ... More


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