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Anglo-Norman Studies XIV : Proceedings of the Battle Conference 1991 - Marjorie Chibnall

Anglo-Norman Studies XIV

Proceedings of the Battle Conference 1991

By: Marjorie Chibnall (Editor)

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Published: 20th August 1992
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Adela of Blois and Ivo of Chartres; Anglo-Norman families; Anglo-Scandinavian equestrian equipment; `Belrem'; Bookland, Folkland and Fiefs; Charters of David I; Counts of Boulogne under Eustace II; Dispute settlement; Financing Stephen's War; Fortification de Rouen; French literature in 12c England; Margam Annals; Ranulf II Earl of Chester's armed neutrality; Rochester cathedral priory c.1100; See of London. G.W.S. BARROW, P. DALTON, B. GAUTHIEZ, J. GRAHAM-CAMPBELL, J. GREEN, K. LOPRETE, J.S. MOORE, R.B. PATTERSON, S. REYNOLDS, I. SHORT, H.J. TANNER, A.J. TAYLOR, P. TAYLOR, H. TSURUSHIMA.
Wide-ranging volume of essays introducing new research in the fields of history, archaeology, literature and palaeography. Includes (amongst others) papers on 12th century French literature, settling disputes in Anglo-Norman England, financing Stephen's war and the Allen Brown Memorial lecture entitled Belrem. Contributors: ARNOLD J. TAYLOR, G.W.S BARROW, PAUL DALTON, BERNARDGAUTHIEZ, JAMES GRAHAM-CAMPBELL, JUDITH GREEN, KIMBERLEY LOPRETE,JOHN S. MOORE, ROBERT B. PATTERSON, SUSAN REYNOLDS, IAN SHORT, HEATHERJ. TANNER, PAMELA TAYLOR, and H. TSURUSHIMA.

This volume is a pleasant surprise. Under Dr Chibnall's direction, the conference has returned to a clearer focus, and many of these papers explicitly respond to or build upon previous ones...this anthology is unusual in its overall quality, especially in its challenges to our preconceptions. I recommend all of the articles to Anglo-Normanists. ALBION 25/3, Fall 1993

"Belrem", Arnold J. Taylor (Allen Brown Memorial Lecture); the charters of David I, G.W.S. Barrow; "in neutro latere" - the armed neutrality of Ranulf II, Earl of Chester, in King Stephen's reign, Paul Dalton; hypotheses sur la fortification de Rouen au onzieme siecle - le donjon, la tour de Richard II et l'enceinte de Guillaume, Bernard Gauthiez; Anglo-Scandanavian equestrian equipment in 11th-century England, James Graham-Campbell; financing Stephen's ward, Judith Green; dispute settlement in Anglo-Norman England, Edmund King; Adela of Blois and Ivo of Chartres - piety, politics and the peace in the diocese of Chartres, Kimberley Loprete; the Anglo-Norman family - size and structure, John S. Moore; the author of the "Margam Annals" - early 13th-century Margam Abbey's compleat scribe, Robert B. Patterson; bookland, folklore and fiefs, Susan Reynolds; patrons and polyglots - French literature in 12th-century England, Ian Short; the expansion of the power and influence of the Counts of Boulogne under Eustace II, Heather J. Tanner; the endowment and military obligations of the See of London - a reassessment of three sources, Pamela Taylor; the fraternity of Rochester Cathedral Priory about 1100, H. Tsurshima.

ISBN: 9780851153162
ISBN-10: 085115316X
Series: Anglo-Norman Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 20th August 1992
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.68