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The English aristocracy : 1070-1272: a social transformation

Author: David Crouch
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William the Conqueror's victory in 1066 was the beginning of a period of major transformation for medieval English aristocrats. In this groundbreaking book, David Crouch examines for the first time the fate of the English aristocracy between the reigns of the Conqueror and Edward I. Offering an original explanation of medieval society -- one that no longer employs traditional "feudal" or "bastard feudal" models --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Crouch
ISBN: 9780300114553 0300114559 9780978300111 0978300114
OCLC Number: 663822373
Description: xviii, 348 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The knight in England --
Military culture --
The shifting borders of nobility --
The rise of conciliarism --
The king and the peers --
Local violence --
Personal violence --
Dominating localities --
The seigneurial court --
Capital justice and the rise of liberties --
Conduct --
Expectation and demands --
Piety.
Responsibility: David Crouch.
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William the Conqueror's victory in 1066 was the beginning of a period of major transformation for medieval English aristocrats. This book examines the fate of the English aristocracy between the  Read more...

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