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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


Coinage and Currency

Mark Blackburn

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the coinage and currency under the reign of King Stephen of England. It suggests that the coinage during King Stephen's reign is one of the most complex and challenging in the ... More


1153: The Treaty of Winchester

J. C. Holt

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of the 1153 Treaty of Winchester in the reign of King Stephen of England. The Treaty formally concluded the conflict between King Stephen and Empress Matilda's son ... More


Introduction

Edmund King

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the anarchy in the reign of King Stephen in England from 1135 to 1154. The reign of King Stephen has been popularly called ... More


The March and the Welsh Kings

David Crouch

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the condition of England and Wales during the reign of King Stephen. During the reign of Henry I, England was considered the land of law, Wales the land of disorder, danger, and ... More


The Aristocracy

C. Warren Hollister

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines historian John Horace Round's characterization of the reign of King Stephen of England as anarchic. It traces the history of aristocracy under King Stephen back to the immediate ... More


Continuity in Government

Graeme White

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the continuity in government under the reign of King Stephen in England. King Stephen's government was severely criticized by those subjected to it. It explains that during his ... More


The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Edmund King (ed.)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The reign of King Stephen (1135–54) is famous as a period of weak government, as Stephen and his rival the Empress Matilda contended for power. This is a study of medieval kingship at its most ... More


The Castles of the Anarchy

Charles Coulson

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of castles in the reign and wars of King Stephen of England. It suggests that even when castles became instruments of violence, they were the result and not the cause ... More


Normandy

Marjorie Chibnall

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of Normandy in the so-called anarchy in the reign of King Stephen of England. It suggests that John Horace Round's biography of Geoffrey de Mandeville failed to mention ... More


The Church

Christopher Holdsworth

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of the Church during the reign of King Stephen of England. During King Stephen's reign, no less than five popes occupied the see of Peter and Paul, including Innocent ... More


The Scots and the North of England

G. W. S. Barrow

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of the Scots and the North of England during the reign of King Stephen. It suggests that the phrases north of England, king of Scots, and even simply the Scots are ... More


Pro deo et patria mori: Sanctified Patriotism in Europe, 1400–1600

Norman Housley

in War and Competition between States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the emergence of the so-called sanctified patriotism in Europe during the period from 1400 to 1600. It describes the possible premises that led to the development of sanctified ... More


The Oxford History of the Laws of England: 871-1216

John Hudson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198260301
eISBN:
9780191740640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260301.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This volume, in the Oxford History of the Laws of England series, spans three centuries that encompassed the tumultuous years of the Norman conquest, and during which the common law as we know it ... More


Ghosts in the Machine … and the House

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Unbeknownst to most lovers of the horror genre in fiction, the famous and well-published Russell Kirk is also the same Russell Kirk who founded postwar conservatism. Beginning in the late 1940s, Kirk ... More


Fathers, friends, and families: Gothic kinship in Stephen King's Pet Sematary

John Sears

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 6 is also concerned with the American nuclear family in his discussion of Pet Sematary, Stephen King’s most complex and pessimistic analysis of the American family. This Gothic novel presents ... More


The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Robert B. Patterson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

This book is the first full length biography of Robert (c.1088 × 90–1147), grandson of William the Conqueror and eldest son of King Henry I of England (1100–35). He could not succeed his father ... More


‘You Can Forget About Stephen King’

Michael Blyth

in In the Mouth of Madness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325406
eISBN:
9781800342293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325406.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter evaluates how the figure of Sutter Cane, the protagonist in John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness (1995), and his elevated celebrity persona, are very much a knowing homage to that ... More


The Two Bearded Behemoths of Fright

Simon Brown

in Devil’s Advocates: Creepshow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325918
eISBN:
9781800342477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325918.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an interview of George A. Romero's Creepshow (1982). When Stephen King and Romero announced in 1982 that they were working together to produce a horror film with ... More


Carrie

Neil Mitchell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733728
eISBN:
9781800342118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733728.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Brian De Palma's adaptation of Stephen King's debut novel, Carrie (1976), is one of the defining films of 1970s ‘New Hollywood’ style and a horror classic. The story of a teenage social outcast who ... More


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