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Historia novella : the contemporary history

Author: William, of Malmesbury; Edmund King; K R Potter
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford medieval texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Historia Novella is a key source for the succession dispute between King Stephen and the Empress Matilda which brought England to civil war in the twelfth century. William of Malmesbury was the doyen of the historians of his day. His account of the main events of the years 1126 to 1142, to some of which he was an eyewitness, is sympathetic to the empress's cause, but not uncritical of her. Edmund King offers a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Kilder
England
Historie
Middelalder
1100-tallet
Høymiddelalder
Named Person: Stephen, King of England; Stephen, roi d'Angleterre; Stephen, King of England; Stephen, King of England.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William, of Malmesbury; Edmund King; K R Potter
ISBN: 0198201923 9780198201922
OCLC Number: 39275847
Language Note: English text and translation with the original Latin manuscript.
Description: cix, 143 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Oxford medieval texts.
Responsibility: edited by Edmund King ; translated by K.R. Potter.
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The Historia Novella is the key source for the succession dispute between King Stephen and the Empress Matilda which brought England to civil war in the twelfth century. Edmund King has provided a  Read more...

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Aa well-produced book with much to offer its readers, students, and scholars alike. * Leah Shopkow, Indiana University, Reviews in History *

 
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