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  1. Knights

    Knights: Chivalry and Violence [Paperback]

    John Sadler and Rosie Serdiville

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612005171
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    Originally warriors mounted on horseback, knights became associated with the concept of chivalry as it was popularised in medieval European literature. Knights were expected to fight bravely and honourably and be loyal to their lord until death if... .... Learn More
  2. Women in the Medieval Common Law c.1170-1500

    Women in the Medieval Common Law c.1170-1500 [Hardback]

    Gwen Seabourne (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781472439802
    Published by : Routledge
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    Examining the medieval English common law's ideas about and treatment of women, this book tackles the key issues of what legal sources can tell us about the view of women held by lawyers and legislators, and what light this can shed on understandi... .... Learn More
  3. Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England

    Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Papp Kamali (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781108498791
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This book explores the role of mens rea, broadly defined as a factor in jury assessments of guilt and innocence from the early thirteenth through the fourteenth century - the first two centuries of the English criminal trial jury. Drawing upon evi... .... Learn More
  4. Crime and Forgiveness: Christianizing Execution in Medieval Europe

    Crime and Forgiveness: Christianizing Execution in Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Adriano Prosperi (Author)

    £28.95

    ISBN: 9780674659841
    Published by : Harvard University Press
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    A provocative analysis of how Christianity helped legitimize the death penalty in early modern Europe, then throughout the Christian world, by turning execution into a great cathartic public ritual and the condemned into a Christ-like figure who a... .... Learn More
  5. Musical Culture in the World of Adam de la Halle

    Musical Culture in the World of Adam de la Halle [Hardback]

    Jennifer Saltzstein (Other)

    £210.00

    ISBN: 9789004368453
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Brill's Companions to the Musical Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Europe
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    In Musical Culture in the World of Adam de la Halle, contributors from musicology, literary studies, history, and art history provide an account of the works of 13th-century composer Adam de la Halle, one of the first named authors of medieval ver... .... Learn More
  6. Victory's Shadow: Conquest and Governance in Medieval Catalonia

    Victory's Shadow: Conquest and Governance in Medieval Catalonia [Hardback]

    Thomas W. Barton (Author)

    £41.00

    ISBN: 9781501736162
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    At the beginning of the eleventh century, Catalonia was a patchwork of counties, viscounties, and lordships that bordered Islamic al-Andalus to the south. Over the next two centuries, the region underwent a dramatic transformation. The counts of B... .... Learn More
  7. The Chivalric Turn: Conduct and Hegemony in Europe before 1300

    The Chivalric Turn: Conduct and Hegemony in Europe before 1300 [Hardback]

    David Crouch (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198782940
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in Medieval European History
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    The Chivalric Turn examines the medieval obsession with defining and practising superior conduct, and the social consequences that followed from it. Historians since the seventeenth century have tended to understand medieval conduct through the e... .... Learn More
  8. Courting Sanctity: Holy Women and the Capetians

    Courting Sanctity: Holy Women and the Capetians [Hardback]

    Sean L. Field (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781501736193
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    The rise of the Capetian dynasty across the long thirteenth century, which rested in part on the family's perceived sanctity, is a story most often told through the actions of male figures, from Louis IX's metamorphosis into "Saint Louis" to Phili... .... Learn More
  9. Knighthood and Society in the High Middle Ages

    Knighthood and Society in the High Middle Ages [Paperback]

    David Crouch (Editor); Jeroen Deploige (Editor)

    £53.00

    ISBN: 9789462701700
    Published by : Leuven University Press
    Series: Mediaevalia Lovaniensia - Series 1-Studia
    Volume: 48
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    In popular imagination few phenomena are as strongly associated with medieval society as knighthood and chivalry. At the same time, and due to a long tradition of differing national perspectives and ideological assumptions, few phenomena have cont... .... Learn More
  10. Rivalrous Masculinities: New Directions in Medieval Gender Studies

    Rivalrous Masculinities: New Directions in Medieval Gender Studies [Hardback]

    Ann Marie Rasmussen (Editor)

    £63.50

    ISBN: 9780268105570
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
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    Bringing together the work of both leading and emerging scholars in the field of medieval gender studies, the essays in Rivalrous Masculinities advance our understanding of medieval masculinity as a pluralized category and as an intersectional cat... .... Learn More

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