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Winchester: constructing the city of memories

Tony Kushner

in Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

After the Norman invasion, an important and relatively sizeable Jewish community existed in Winchester until the nationwide expulsion of the Jews from England in 1290. It was one of the earliest ... More


Introduction

ZVI RAZI and RICHARD M. SMITH

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter presents a short systematic study of the historiography of court rolls. The aim is to show that older historical works, hardly read attentively anymore or even completely forgotten, ... More


Language, Dialect, Nation

Tim William Machan

in English in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282128
eISBN:
9780191718991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282128.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

This chapter explores the ways in which linguistic beliefs convey meaning. It considers both the role of English within the linguistic repertoire of the period (its relations to Latin and French in ... More


England in the Middle Ages

W. M. Ormrod

in The Rise of the Fiscal State in Europe c.1200–1815

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204022
eISBN:
9780191676093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204022.003.0002
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the development of the fiscal system in medieval England. It identifies three important general themes which recur in many of the ensuing medieval and early modem case studies. ... More


Edward Miller 1915–2000

BARBARA HARVEY and PETER LINEHAN

in Proceedings of the British Academy, 138 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, V

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263938
eISBN:
9780191734236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263938.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Edward Miller's deep understanding of the history of Europe, together with meticulous scholarship and an equable temperament, made him an ideal editor of wide-ranging works with many different ... More


Sources for the English medieval road system

Paul Hindle

in Roadworks: Medieval Britain, medieval roads

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085062
eISBN:
9781526104267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085062.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter opens by noting the growth of towns and trade in England in the medieval period, which required a fully functioning transport system, of which roads must have been the backbone, ... More


The Virgin Estate

JOCELYN WOGAN-BROWNE

in Saints' Lives and Women's Literary Culture, 1150-1300: Virginity and its Authorizations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198112792
eISBN:
9780191707599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112792.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

Virginity treatises of the 12th and 13th centuries in England construct an eternal future as heavenly brides for their audiences and propose enclosure away from the historical process as the proper ... More


Standards of Demesne Farm Management in England

David Stone

in Decision-Making in Medieval Agriculture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247769
eISBN:
9780191714818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247769.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines demesne management in medieval England generally and suggests that efficiency was dependent upon person, period, and place. It highlights the general competency of demesne ... More


The Population History of Medieval English Villages: A Debate on the Use of Manor Court Records

L. R. POOS, ZVI RAZI, and RICHARD M. SMITH

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter addresses the presumption that the scope of manorial courts' jurisdiction over medieval village society was so comprehensive that counts of individuals appearing in court transactions ... More


Challenges, Options, Sources

DAVID HARRISON

in The Bridges of Medieval England: Transport and Society 400-1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226856
eISBN:
9780191709760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226856.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at the challenges involved in maintaining bridges in medieval England, as well as options and sources for their design and construction. Floods often destroyed bridges during this ... More


The Cloister and the World: Essays in Medieval History in Honour of Barbara Harvey

John Blair and Brian Golding (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204404
eISBN:
9780191676246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204404.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book's chapters honour a distinguished scholar best known for her work on late medieval economy, demography, and estate management, and on the monastic community at Westminster. The uniting ... More


The Cultural and Social Context of Hunting

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the social and cultural context of hunting in late-medieval England. An analysis of the deer-hunting reveals much about the aristocracy and gentry of Tudor and early Stuart ... More


Hunting and Land Use in Sylvan Societies

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on hunting and land use in woodland societies in medieval England. It examines the impact of deer parks, rabbit warrens, fishponds, and dovecotes upon the landscape, and shows ... More


Introduction

Matthew Holford and Keith Stringer

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0100
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine lordship and society in the north-east of England in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. In part it explores ... More


From Bracton to the Reformation

Jeffrey Goldsworthy

in The Sovereignty of Parliament: History and Philosophy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248087
eISBN:
9780191705199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248087.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins by discussing the relationship between the authority of the King and the law in medieval England. It considers how parliament evolved from the medieval tradition of baronial ... More


The Peasant Land Market in Medieval England—and Beyond

PAUL D. A. HARVEY

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter discusses the need for additional studies on the land market in medieval England. These studies should focus on topics such as the prehistory of the local land market, the use of seals ... More


Decision-Making in Medieval Agriculture

David Stone

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247769
eISBN:
9780191714818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247769.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book uses manorial account rolls innovatively to reconstruct the economic mentalities of medieval farmers and, by so doing, argues that they have been unfairly stereotyped. It overturns the ... More


Women, Work, and Life Cycle: A Hypothesis Explored

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This chapter explores more fully the structure of late medieval English society and examines the role women played in economic life. It compares and contrasts this with the post-medieval English ... More


The Game Laws

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the passage of game laws in medieval England. The original assumption in the enactment of game law was that husbandsmen and artificers used hunting parties as a cover for ... More


Poaching as a Symbolic Substitute for War

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter describes and analyses the symbolic content of poaching in order to show its simulation of the rituals and elements of traditional land warfare in medieval England. The analysis reveals ... More


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