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Native Wales: The Bonds of Society

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘There are three grades of men: king, noble and villein’. So declared the lawbooks in Wales with brisk confidence. The categorization is, of course, grossly over-simplified. It is but one example ... More


Tensions and Aspirations

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Revolts are born of, and feed upon, unresolved tensions and unfulfilled aspirations within society. This was so in Wales in 1400. The rebellion of Owain Glyn Dŵr owed a great deal to the personal ... More


The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

R. R. Davies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the period when Wales struggled to retain its independence and identity in the face of the Anglo-Norman conquest and subsequent English rule. It explores the nature of power and ... More


Welsh Rulers and European Change, c.1100–1282

Huw Pryce

in Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Rees Davies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285464
eISBN:
9780191700330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285464.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter offers a Welsh perspective on the broader issue of how, and how far, societies on the peripheries of more powerful and established polities changed as a result of their exposure to ... More


The Transformation of Economic Life

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Wales underwent profound social and economic changes in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Even contemporaries recognized that a transformation was afoot. The inhabitants began to build churches ... More


The Social and Economic Structure

Glanmor Williams

in The Foundations of Modern Wales: Wales 1642-1780

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852786
eISBN:
9780191670565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852786.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the social and economic structure of Wales which followed the Restoration in 1660. Welsh society attached considerable importance to rank, title, and birth. The social ... More


‘Nationalists of Many Varieties.’ 1951–70

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter eight explores the rise of popular Welsh nationalism in the late 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s as a response to the changing structure of Wales. It considers the direct action campaigns of the ... More


Becoming Welsh: Modelling First Millennium BC Societies in Wales and the Celtic Context

Raimund Karl

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0015
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines Welsh societies in the first millennium BC, covering the topics of social attachment, increasing returns, upward social mobility, social differentiation, and the evolution of ... More


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