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Medieval Britain : a very short introduction

Author: John Gillingham; Ralph Alan Griffiths
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Very short introductions, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the publisher. A comprehensive and authoritative short guide, this Very Short Introduction to Medieval Britain covers the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in the early Middle Ages, through to England's failure to dominate the British Isles and France in the later Middle Ages. Out of the turbulence came stronger senses of identity in Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. Yet this was an age, too, of growing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gillingham; Ralph Alan Griffiths
ISBN: 019285402X 9780192854025
OCLC Number: 44933646
Notes: "First published in the Oxford illustrated history of Britain" T.p. verso.
Description: 172 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 18 cm.
Contents: The Morman Kings --
The Plantagenet Kings --
Politics, law, and religion in the Early Middle Ages --
The economy in the Early Middle Ages --
England at War, 1290-1390 --
Wealth, population, and social change in the Later Middle Ages --
Still at War, 1390-1490 --
Towards a Nation --
Further reading --
Chronology --
Genealogies of royal lines.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 19.
Other Titles: Oxford illustrated history of Britain.
Responsibility: John Gillingham and Ralph A. Griffiths.

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First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Gillingham and Ralph A. Griffiths' Very Short Introduction to Medieval Britain covers the establishment of  Read more...

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