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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. Urban Bodies: Communal Health in Late Medieval English Towns and Cities

    Urban Bodies: Communal Health in Late Medieval English Towns and Cities [Paperback]

    Carole Rawcliffe (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781783273812
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Carole Rawcliffe continues with her mission to clean up the Middle Ages. In earlier work she has already given us scholarly yet sympathetic portrayals of English medicine, hospitals, and welfare for lepers. Now she widens her scope to public healt... .... Learn More
  3. The Routledge History of Medieval Magic

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic [Hardback]

    Sophie Page (Author); Catherine Rider (Author)

    £175.00

    ISBN: 9781472447302
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Routledge Histories
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    In recent decades scholars have paid increasingly serious attention to the issue of magic in the medieval period. Moving beyond simplistic notions of witchcraft and supernatural folklore, this Research Companion provides an up-to-date assessment a... .... Learn More
  4. Married Life in the Middle Ages, 900-1300

    Married Life in the Middle Ages, 900-1300 [Hardback]

    Elisabeth van Houts (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198798897
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in Medieval European History
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    Married Life in the Middle Ages, 900-1300 contains an analysis of the experience of married life by men and women in Christian medieval Europe, c. 900-1300. The study focusses on the social and emotional life of the married couple rather than on t... .... Learn More
  5. Petitions and Strategies of Persuasion in the Middle Ages: The English Crown and the Church, c.1200-c.1550

    Petitions and Strategies of Persuasion in the Middle Ages: The English Crown and the Church, c.1200-c.1550 [Hardback]

    Thomas W. Smith (Editor); Helen Killick (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781903153833
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    Late medieval petitions, providing unique insights into medieval social and legal history, have attracted increasing scholarly attention in recent years. This wide-ranging collection brings two approaches into dialogue with each other: the study o... .... Learn More
  6. Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

    Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300 [Hardback]

    Paul Oldfield (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198717737
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in Medieval European History
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    This study offers the first extensive analysis of the function and significance of urban panegyric in the Central Middle Ages, a flexible literary genre which enjoyed a marked and renewed popularity in the period 1100 to 1300. In doing so, it conn... .... Learn More
  7. Medieval English Travel: A Critical Anthology

    Medieval English Travel: A Critical Anthology [Hardback]

    Anthony Bale (Editor); Sebastian Sobecki (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780198733782
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Medieval English Travel: A Critical Anthology is a comprehensive volume that consists of three sections: concise introductory essays written by leading specialists; an anthology of important and less well-known texts, grouped by destination; and a... .... Learn More
  8. Immigrant England, 1300-1550

    Immigrant England, 1300-1550 [Paperback]

    W. Mark Ormrod (Author); Bart Lambert (Author); Jonathan Mackman (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781526109149
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Series: Manchester Medieval Studies
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    This book provides a vivid and accessible history of first-generation immigrants to England in the later Middle Ages. Accounting for upwards of two percent of the population and coming from all parts of Europe and beyond, immigrants spread out ove... .... Learn More
  9. Punishment and Medieval Education

    Punishment and Medieval Education [Hardback]

    Ben Parsons (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843845157
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    "What meanys shall I use to lurne withoute betynge?", asks a pupil in a translation exercise compiled at Oxford in 1460s. One of the most conspicuous features of medieval education is its reliance on flogging. Throughout the period, the rod looms ... .... Learn More
  10. Peter Abelard and Heloise: Collected Studies

    Peter Abelard and Heloise: Collected Studies [Hardback]

    David Luscombe (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780815362586
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Variorum Collected Studies
    Volume: 1072
    These essays provide original reflections and new evidence for the lives and work of an outstanding medieval couple, Peter Abelard and Heloise. The main themes of the author's studies are the careers and the thought of Peter Abelard, his philosoph... .... Learn More

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