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Medieval Wales : Cambridge Medieval Textbooks (Paperback) - David Walker

Medieval Wales

Cambridge Medieval Textbooks (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 27th August 1990
ISBN: 9780521311533
Number Of Pages: 248

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This book provides an introduction to the history of medieval Wales, with particular emphasis on political developments. It traces the growth of Welsh princely power, and the invasion and settlement of Welsh territories by Norman adventurers which resulted in the erosion of Welsh princely authority in the south. The subsequent development of a powerful Welsh state under the leadership of the princes of Gwynedd was checked by Edward I in 1277, and thereafter the principality was deliberately overrun and destroyed. Despite valiant attempts, the English domination of Wales persisted, even beyond the advent of the Tudor dynasty.

List of figures
List of maps
Preface
Wales in the Dark Ages
The Normans in Wales
The marcher lordships
The church in Wales
Crisis of identity: towards a principality of Wales
The Edwardian conquest
Under the heel: Wales in the fourteenth century
Resurgence and decline: the fifteenth century
A new dawn?
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521311533
ISBN-10: 0521311535
Series: Cambridge Medieval Textbooks (Paperback)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 27th August 1990
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.32

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