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Power and identity in the Middle Ages : essays in memory of Rees Davies

Author: Huw Pryce, (University lecturer); John Watts; R R Davies
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collecting sixteen thought-provoking new essays by leading medievalists, this volume celebrates the work of the late Rees Davies. Reflecting Davies' interest in identities, political culture and the workings of power in medieval Britain, the essays range across ten centuries, looking at a variety of key topics. Issues explored range from the historical representations of peoples and the changing patterns of power  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Commemorative publications (form)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Power and identity in the Middle Ages.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607892690
Online version:
Power and identity in the Middle Ages.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608160110
Named Person: R R Davies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Huw Pryce, (University lecturer); John Watts; R R Davies
ISBN: 9780199285464 0199285462 9786611154127 6611154124
OCLC Number: 78988818
Description: xi, 283 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Appreciations / D.A.L. Morgan, John Davidson --
Secular power and authority in the Middle Ages / Susan Reynolds --
Heartland and border : the mental and physical geography of medieval Europe / Robert Bartlett --
Welsh rulers and European change, c. 1100-1282 / Huw Pryce --
Bede and the unchosen race / Alexander Murray --
The early Middle Ages and Spanish identity / Wendy Davies --
Normanizing the English invaders of Ireland / John Gillingham --
Lordship and society in twelfth-century Clydesdale / Alexander Grant --
Lordship and liberties in Ireland and Wales, c. 1170-1360 / Robin Frame --
"Distinction and diversity" : the common lawyers and the law of Wales / J. Beverley Smith --
Lordship in the British Isles, c. 1320-c. 1360 : the ebb tide of the English empire? / Brendan Smith --
The charterhouse of Cadzand and the serendipities of empire / D.A.L. Morgan --
On the hospitality of the Welsh : a comparative view / Llinos Beverley Smith --
Cheshire and Wales / Philip Morgan --
Crossing the frontiers of the English realm in the fifteenth century / Ralph A. Griffiths --
Identity and morality : power and politics during the Wars of the Roses / Colin Richmond --
Public or plebs : the changing meaning of "the commons," 1381-1549 / John Watts --
A farewell speech / Rees Davies.
Responsibility: edited by Huw Pryce and John Watts.
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Presents a collection of essays examining power struggles and political identities in medieval Britain. Celebrating the work of the late Rees Davies - a towering figure in the historiography of this  Read more...

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[a] rich and varied anthology. * Early Medieval Europe * a worthy memorial to one of the most gifted historians ever produced * A. D. CARR Merioneth Historical And Record Society * This is historical Read more...

 
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