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Noble Military ‘Liberties’, Ethos and Ethics

CHARLES L. H. COULSON

in Castles in Medieval Society: Fortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the Central Middle Ages

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208242
eISBN:
9780191716676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208242.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

That fortresses were a basic ingredient of the medieval period, rather than an instrument of civil war waged by an anti-social minority, appears more fully by considering the medieval ‘arms ban’. ... More


Princely Brothers and Sisters: The Sibling Bond in German Politics, 1100-1250

Jonathan R. Lyon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451300
eISBN:
9780801467851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451300.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book takes a fresh look at sibling networks and the role they played in shaping the practice of politics in the Middle Ages. Focusing on nine of the most prominent aristocratic families in the ... More


Elisabeth of Rochlitz and the Experience of Illness

Alisha Rankin

in Panaceia's Daughters: Noblewomen as Healers in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226925387
eISBN:
9780226925394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925394.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the case of Duchess Elisabeth of Rochlitz. It presents in-depth studies of noblewomen practitioners in early modern medicine from the patient's viewpoint. Elisabeth relied on ... More


Introduction

Jonathan R. Lyon

in Princely Brothers and Sisters: The Sibling Bond in German Politics, 1100-1250

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451300
eISBN:
9780801467851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451300.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the role of sibling bonds in shaping German politics during the Middle Ages. Using nine of the most prominent lineages belonging to the upper aristocracy of the Staufen period ... More


The Origins of Twelfth-Century Princely Lineages

Jonathan R. Lyon

in Princely Brothers and Sisters: The Sibling Bond in German Politics, 1100-1250

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451300
eISBN:
9780801467851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451300.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter traces the origins of princely lineages in the German kingdom during the twelfth century. It begins with an overview of the late eleventh and early twelfth centuries, viewed as a ... More


Societies and economies

Zosia Halina Archibald

in Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682119
eISBN:
9780191762727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682119.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the methodological and theoretical underpinnings of the discourse on ancient economies, and seeks to apply recent models and concepts to the north Aegean area. Twentieth-century ... More


Socioreligious Status of Flute Musicians

Dale A. Olsen

in World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths, and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037887
eISBN:
9780252095146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037887.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The previous twelve chapters of this book show that in many parts of the world, flutes are not for sissies, and flutists are not sissies; more often, in fact, flutes and flutists are magical, noble, ... More


Families and friends

Steven Gunn

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Wider relations of friendship and kinship were also important in the new men’s exercise of power. Brothers, sons, uncles, and nephews often played roles in local affairs that complemented the ... More


The making of Tudor England

Steven Gunn

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The new men’s role in Henry VII’s regime must be set amid the contribution made to his reign by other royal councillors and servants, bishops, lesser clerics, peers, and courtiers. Yet their efforts ... More


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