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Nobles and nobility in medieval Europe : concepts, origins, transformations

Author: Anne Duggan
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, N.Y. : Boydell Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains articles on the origins and nature of 'nobility', its relationship with the late Roman world, its acquisition and exercise of power, and its association with military obligation. Covering  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Duggan
ISBN: 0851157696 9780851157696 085115882X 9780851158822
OCLC Number: 43167951
Description: x, 285 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The origins of nobility in Francia / Paul Fouracre --
The nearly men : Boso of Vienne and Arnulf of Bavaria / Stuart Airlie --
Nobility in the ninth century / Janet L. Nelson --
Continuity and change in the tenth-century nobility / Regine Le Jan --
The Old English vocabulary of nobility / Jane Roberts --
Nobles and others / Timothy J. Reuter --
Princely nobility in the age of ambition (c. 1050-1150) / T.N. Bisson --
Words, concepts, and phenomena : knighthood, lordship, and the early Polish nobility, c. 1100-c. 1350 / Piotr Gorecki --
Nobles and nobility in the narrative works of Hartmann von Aue / Martin H. Jones --
A noble in politics : Roger Mortimer in the period of baronial reform and rebellion, 1258-1265 / David Carpenter --
King Magnus and his liegemen's Hirdskra / Steinar Imsen --
The nobility of medieval Portugal (XI-XIV centuries) / Maria Joao Violante Branco --
Noblewomen, family, and identity in later Medieval Europe / Jennifer C. Ward --
The Western nobility in the late Middle Ages : a survey of the historiography and some prospects for new research / Martin Aurell.
Responsibility: edited by Anne J. Duggan.
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The great strength of this collection is its wide range...a valuable work for anyone interested in the social aspects of the medieval nobility. CHOICE

 
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