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  • The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700

    By Leonard Cantor

    The period covered by this book, first published in 1987, was an important one for the rural landscape in England. The author describes and analyses the evolution of the countryside during the years which witnessed the gradual disappearance of the medieval landscape and the introduction of new…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Medieval Monasticism

    By Giles Constable

    This collection of Giles Constable's key articles on medieval monastic and ecclesiastical history provides nothing less than a comprehensive overview of research in the field. The book provides an insight into monastic life in the Middle Ages - from Germany to Normandy and from England to…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Medieval Thought and Historiography

    By Giles Constable

    We assume that we have a clear understanding of how people in the Middle Ages thought and which attitudes they struck but in reality this is a subject of enormous complexity of which conclusions can only be drawn via painstaking archival research and decades of study. Giles Constable has spent…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Making of Manners and Morals in Twelfth-Century England

    The Book of the Civilised Man

    By Fiona Whelan

    How different are we from those in the past? Or, how different do we think we are from those in the past? Medieval people were more dirty and unhygienic than us – as novels, TV, and film would have us believe – but how much truth is there in this notion? This book seeks to challenge some of these…

    Hardback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge

  • Angel Song: Medieval English Music in History

    By Lisa Colton

    Although medieval English music has been relatively neglected in comparison with repertoire from France and Italy, there are few classical musicians today who have not listened to the thirteenth-century song ‘Sumer is icumen in’, or read of the achievements and fame of fifteenth-century composer…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Power, Identity and Miracles on a Medieval Frontier

    Edited by Catherine A.M. Clarke

    A thriving port, a frontier base for the lords of Gower and a multi-cultural urban community, the south Wales town of Swansea was an important centre in the Middle Ages, at a nexus of multiple identities, cultural practices and configurations of power. As the principal town of the Marcher lordship…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • William Marshal

    3rd Edition

    By David Crouch

    David Crouch’s William Marshal, now in its third edition, depicts this intriguing medieval figure as a ruthless opportunist, astute courtier, manipulative politician and a brutal but efficient soldier. Born the fourth son of a minor baron, he ended his days as Earl of Pembroke and Regent of England…

    Paperback – 2016-03-04
    Routledge

  • Arthurian Legend in the Seventeenth Century

    By Roberta Florence Brinkley

    The study of the Arthurian legend in the 1600s has revealed almost no romance; the stories are more about the truth of Arthur’s existence and his exploits, with influence due to political bearing of the royalty versus parliament at the time. This fascinating study elucidates the differences between…

    Paperback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • The Avowing of King Arthur

    By Roger Dahood

    This book presents the manuscript of the original poem, from the Ireland Blackburne MS. The composition is from some time between the late 14th and late 15th century. Originally published in 1984, this book introduces the manuscript with historical details and discussion of its language, structure…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • The Passing of Arthur

    New Essays in Arthurian Tradition

    Edited by Christopher Baswell, William Sharpe

    Originally published in 1988, this volume contains papers from, and commissioned after, "The Passing of Arthur", a conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies in November 1986. No Arthurian story is experienced without some foreknowledge of its end, which the text acknowledges through a complex…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • Arthurian Drama

    An Anthology

    Edited by Alan Lupack

    This anthology reproduces six plays based on stories of King Arthur from a variety of periods. Originally published in 1991, it offers a comprehensive discussion of Arthurian Drama in introduction and also provides an appendix listing printed scripts in English that address Arthurian legend.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

  • Ruling England 1042-1217

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Huscroft

    Ruling England, now in its second edition, is a key text for students wishing to understand the complexities of medieval kingship in England from 1042–1217. Beginning just before the Norman Conquest, and ending with the ratification of Magna Carta, this book is divided into three parts: Late…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14
    Routledge

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