People, Power and Identity in the Late Middle Ages
Essays in Memory of W. Mark Ormrod
This collection of ground-breaking essays celebrates Mark Ormrod’s wide-ranging influence over several generations of scholars. The seventeen chapters in this collection focus primarily on the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and are grouped thematically on governance and political resistance, culture, religion and identity.
Table of Contents
Introduction W. Mark Ormrod: A Tribute Part 1: Resistance 1. The Revolt of the Famuli at Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, in 1302 2. Taking the Law into Their Own Hands: Extra-Judicial Violence in North Nottinghamshire During the Civil War of 1321/1322 3. On the Road and in the Market: Chaucer’s Mapping of 1381 Part 2: Residence 4. Richard II and His Sense of Place 5. ‘I, Edmund’: A Microhistory of an Immigrant Churchwarden in Fifteenth-Century Colchester 6. Breton Immigration in Late Medieval England Part 3: Religion 7. The Bishop of Winchester, the Abbey of Titchfield and the ‘Pretended Chapel’ of Hook, 1375-1405 8. Monks on the Move: the Businessmen-Religious of Late Medieval England Part 4: Rule 9. The Realities of Political Marriage: Isabella of Aragon and Frederick III of Austria 10. Henry de Lacy and the Kingship of Edward II 11. Faction, Prerogative and the Common Profit of the Realm in the Good Parliament 12. ‘During Our Absence or Until Further Order’: Edmund of Langley, Duke of York, and the Custodianship of the Realm, October 1394–May 1395 Part 5: Record 13. Cherchant toute Egypte pour les bons homes: Philippa de Vere (1367-1411) and Her Book 14. The Norman Rolls of Henry V Part 6 : Reputations 15. Some Afterthoughts on Edward II 16. ‘A Woman Given to Slippery Ways’? The Reputation of Joan, the Fair Maid of Kent 17. John Talbot, John Fastolf and the Death of Chivalry A Bibliography of the Major Writings of W. Mark Ormrod
Gwilym Dodd is Associate Professor of History at the University of Nottingham.
Helen Lacey is Supernumerary Fellow in Medieval History at Mansfield College, University of Oxford.
Anthony Musson is Head of Research at Historic Royal Palaces.