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Fanatical Hatred or Brotherly Love? Rethinking E. A. Freeman’s Feud with J. A. Froude

Ian Hesketh

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

When J. A. Froude published his articles on Thomas Becket in the Nineteenth Century (1877), he found himself attacked again by his nemesis E. A. Freeman, who published a 100-page review, concluding ... More


Thomas Becket

Nicholas Vincent

in Making and Remaking Saints in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096860
eISBN:
9781526115072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096860.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Becket was widely commemorated in nineteenth-century England: Gladstone, Dickens, Freeman, Dean Stanley, Trollope, Scott, Tennyson, even Daniel O’Connell, were not only acquainted with Becket's story ... More


The Figure in the Canterbury stained glass: Chaucerian Beckets

Helen Barr

in Transporting Chaucer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091490
eISBN:
9781781707319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091490.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter One explores the movement of the body of the Pardoner between Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, The Canterbury Interlude and the stained glass and architecture of Canterbury Cathedral. Dramatised ... More


Rex Puer: Coronation Plans and Associative Kingship, 1161–1163

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the coronation plans for Henry the Young King as a monarch during the period 1161–1163. It begins with Henry II and Eleanor's decision to entrust young Henry to the charge of ... More


Latin in Ecclesiastical Contexts

Carolinne White

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The murder of Thomas Becket in 1170 and its aftermath provide the starting point for a brief survey of various genres of Latin writing associated with the church and its administration in Britain ... More


The Disciple’s Tale: Herbert of Bosham and the Becket Dispute

Richard Huscroft

in Tales From the Long Twelfth Century: The Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300187250
eISBN:
9780300187281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187250.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores the tale of Herbert of Bosham, biographer of Thomas Becket. Herbert's tale is significant because it exhibits the unflinching way in which he confronted authority of any kind. ... More


The Regent and the Martyr, 1170–1172

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Henry the Young King's regency of England from July 1170 to November 1172. When Henry II sailed for Normandy in late June 1170, he left his newly crowned son as his regent in ... More


A Study in Repetition and Revival: Jerrold, Tennyson, T. S. Eliot, and the Case of Thomas à Becket

Jan-Melissa Schramm

in Censorship and the Representation of the Sacred in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198826064
eISBN:
9780191878176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826064.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter offers close readings of a series of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century play-scripts about the murder of Thomas à Becket in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170, including works by Douglas ... More


The princely head

Irene O'Daly

in John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109491
eISBN:
9781526132338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109491.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter opens with a treatment of two of the cardinal virtues - fortitude and justice - virtues which have particular relevance for the prince. It suggests that, just as the good prince is ... More


Church and Government from Becket to Longchamp

Michael Staunton

in The Historians of Angevin England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198769965
eISBN:
9780191822742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769965.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

This chapter examines church and government in Angevin England, and especially the representation of those who held leading positions in both. The first subject is the shadow cast by the figure of ... More


Gervase of Canterbury: Cronicus and Logistics Man

Stephen Murray

in Plotting Gothic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226191805
eISBN:
9780226191942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226191942.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Gervase of Canterbury was monk in the Benedictine community of Christ Church, Canterbury, a chronicler and, for a while, sacristan (guardian of the cathedral fabric). He witnessed the dramatic events ... More


Novus Rex: The Coronation, 1170

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Henry the Young King's coronation in 1170. The improving political position of Alexander III in Italy added to mounting international pressure on Henry II to make peace with ... More


Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Jean Flori and Editions Payot

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1124–1204) still fascinates and intrigues historians today, who continue to try to penetrate the mystery surrounding her extraordinary life. Twice queen – of France as the wife ... More


The Ruin of the World

Peter Godman

in The Archpoet and Medieval Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198719229
eISBN:
9780191788499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719229.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the state of the art, with particular attention to the German background of the Archpoet and Rainald of Dassel, tracing their careers in youth, especially in Saxony and Paris. ... More


A Forgotten King?

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the life of Henry the Young King, eldest son of Henry II of England, and his role in the politics and culture of the Angevin empire. The eldest surviving son of Henry II, young ... More


Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Matthew Strickland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This first modern study of Henry the Young King, eldest son of Henry II but the least known Plantagenet monarch, explores the brief but eventful life of the only English ruler after the Norman ... More


The Courtly Habitus

David Crouch

in The Chivalric Turn: Conduct and Hegemony in Europe before 1300

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198782940
eISBN:
9780191826160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782940.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

Courtly society acted most powerfully as a habitus in stigmatizing those who lacked the cultural capital acquired in the upbringing and education it offered in the hall. This was widespread across ... More


Montfortians and Royalists

S. T. Ambler

in Bishops in the Political Community of England, 1213-1272

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198754022
eISBN:
9780191815751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754022.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers how around half of the episcopate came to support Simon de Montfort, beginning with the king’s muster in March 1264, when several bishops declared their loyalty to Montfort. It ... More


Eleanor and her Biographers: History, Legend and Ideology

Jean Flori and Olive Classe

in Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Eleanor of Aquitaine still fascinates and puzzles historians of today, who, for many reasons that this chapter will try to clarify, still seek to penetrate the mystery surrounding her. The main draw, ... More


“That the Perversity of Heretics Might Be Confounded”: From Practice to Theory

Donald S. Prudlo

in Certain Sainthood: Canonization and the Origins of Papal Infallibility in the Medieval Church

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454035
eISBN:
9781501701535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454035.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines how subtle opposition to saints within the church forced clearer articulation of the nature and value of papal canonization, beginning with the glorification of St. Thomas ... More


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