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Patterns of Power in Early Wales

Wendy Davies

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201533
eISBN:
9780191674921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201533.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is an exploration of the nature of power in early medieval Wales. The book examines the distribution of power, territorial and social, and traces the ways in which contemporaries defined ... More


Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

T. M. Charles-Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is a history of the Welsh in the centuries in which Wales acquired the shape it was to retain until the present day. In 350 what is now Wales was just one part of Roman Britain: contemporaries ... 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


On the Hospitality of the Welsh: A Comparative View

Llinos Beverley Smith

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/9780199285464.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines hospitality in later medieval Wales. Drawing on the corpus of poetry stretching from the 12th to the 16th centuries, it shows that the Welsh hosts offered prodigious, even ... More


Lordship and Liberties in Ireland and Wales, c.1170–c.1360

Robin Frame

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/9780199285464.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Wales and Ireland had much in common. Both had undergone piecemeal occupations, led by aristocrats. The incompleteness of the conquests meant that lordships were zones of protracted interplay — by no ... More


Practice

Wendy Davies

in Patterns of Power in Early Wales

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201533
eISBN:
9780191674921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201533.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter investigates the practice of power within early medieval Wales. It begins with an overview of the political history until the late eleventh century. It then considers the pre-ninth ... More


Writing Without Borders: Multilingual Content in Welsh Miscellanies from Wales, the Marches, and Beyond

Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The single-text manuscript is not the norm in later mediaeval Wales and most surviving Welsh manuscripts of that period contain two or more distinct texts. The multi-text codex was the norm and a ... More


Early Irish and Welsh Kinship

T. M. Charles-Edwards

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201038
eISBN:
9780191674808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201038.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This book studies early Irish and Welsh kinship. Kinship is a central element in all human societies. It was of particular significance in early medieval Ireland and Wales where governmental ... More


Writing the Welsh Borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England

Lindy Brady

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994198
eISBN:
9781526128386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994198.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Writing the Welsh borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England is the first study of the Anglo-Welsh border region in the period before the Norman arrival in England, from the fifth to the twelfth centuries. ... More


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