The Hundred Years War

England and France at War C.1300-c.1450

Author: C. T. Allmand

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521319232

Category: History

Page: 207

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This is a comparative study of how the societies of late-medieval England and France reacted to the long period of conflict between them commonly known as the Hundred Years War. Beginning with an outline of the events of the war, the book continues with an analysis of contemporary views regarding the war. Two chapters follow that describe the military aim of the protagonists, military and naval organization, recruitment, and the raising of taxes. The remainder of the book describes and analyzes some of the main social and economic effects of war upon society, the growth of a sense of national consciousness in time of conflict, and the social criticism that came from those who reacted to changes and development brought about by war.
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Inscribing the Hundred Years' War in French and English Cultures

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Author: Mich.) International Congress on Medieval Studies 1994 (Kalamazoo

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791447017

Category: History

Page: 277

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Examines the impact of the Hundred Years' War on French and English literature of the period, revealing the ways in which history influences literature and literature intervenes in history.
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England and the Avignon Popes

The Practice of Diplomacy in Late Medieval Europe

Author: Karsten Pluger

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351195654

Category: History

Page: 304

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"Much has been written about the complex relationship between England and the papacy in the 14th century, yet the form (rather than the content) of the diplomatic intercourse between these two protagonists has not hitherto been examined in detail. Drawing on a wide range of unpublished sources, Pluger explores the techniques of communication employed by the Crown in its dealings with Clement VI (1342-52) and Innocent VI (1352-62). Methodologies of social and cultural history and of International Relations are brought to bear on the analysis of the dialogue between Westminster and Avignon, resulting in a more complete picture of 14th-century Anglo-papal relations in particular and of medieval diplomatic practice in general."
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Lust for Liberty

The Politics of Social Revolt in Medieval Europe, 1200–1425

Author: Samuel Kline COHN,Samuel Kline Cohn

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674029674

Category: History

Page: 384

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"Lust for Liberty" challenges long-standing views of popular medieval revolts. Comparing rebellions in northern and southern Europe over two centuries, Samuel Cohn analyzes their causes and forms, their leadership, the role of women, and the suppression or success of these revolts. Popular revolts were remarkably common--not the last resort of desperate people. Leaders were largely workers, artisans, and peasants. Over 90 percent of the uprisings pitted ordinary people against the state and were fought over political rights--regarding citizenship, governmental offices, the barriers of ancient hierarchies--rather than rents, food prices, or working conditions. After the Black Death, the connection of the word "liberty" with revolts increased fivefold, and its meaning became more closely tied with notions of equality instead of privilege. The book offers a new interpretation of the Black Death and the increase of and change in popular revolt from the mid-1350s to the early fifteenth century. Instead of structural explanations based on economic, demographic, and political models, this book turns to the actors themselves--peasants, artisans, and bourgeois--finding that the plagues wrought a new urgency for social and political change and a new self- and class-confidence in the efficacy of collective action.
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The Crusades, C.1071-c.1291

Author: Jean Richard

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521625661

Category: History

Page: 516

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A concise history of the crusades - whose chief goal was the liberation and preservation of the 'holy places' of the middle east - from the first calls to arms in the later twelfth century to the fall of the last crusader strongholds in Syria and Palestine in 1291. This is the ideal introductory textbook for all students of the crusades. Professor Richard considers the consequences of the crusades, such as the establishment of the Latin east, and its organisation into a group of feudal states, as well as crusading contacts with the Muslim world, eastern Christians, Byzantines, and Mongols. Also considered are the organisation of expeditions, the financing of such expeditionary forces, and the organisation of operations and supply. Jean Richard is one of the world's great crusader historians and this work, the distillation of over forty years' research and contemplation, is the only one of its kind in English.
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Society at War

The Experience of England and France During the Hundred Years War

Author: C. T. Allmand

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

ISBN: 9780851156729

Category: History

Page: 236

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Primary sources for the Hundred Years War present the realities of the medieval experience of warfare in England and in France.
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War, Government and Power in Late Medieval France

Author: Christopher Allmand

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 1781386900

Category: History

Page: 264

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The essays in this volume portray the public life of late medieval France as that country established its position as a leader of western European society in the early modern world. A central theme is the contribution made by contemporary writers, chroniclers and commentators, such as Jean Froissart, William Worcester and Philippe de Commynes, to our understanding of the past. Who were they? What picture of their times did they present? Were their works intended to influence their contemporaries and what success did they enjoy? Other contributions deal with the exercise of political power, the relationship between the court and those in authority in far-flung reaches of the kingdom, and the role and status of the death penalty as deterrent, punishment and means of achieving justice.
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Later Medieval Europe

1250-1520

Author: N.A

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317890175

Category: History

Page: 372

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From the divine right of kings to the political philosophies of writers such as Machiavelli, the medieval city-states to the unification of Spain, Daniel Waley and Peter Denley focus on the growing power of the state to illuminate changing political ideas in Europe between the thirteenth and sixteenth centuries. Spanning the entire continent and beyond, and using contemporary voices wherever possible, the authors include substantial sections on economics, religion, and art, and how developments in these areas fed into and were influenced by the transformation of political thinking. The new edition takes the narrative beyond the confines of western Europe with chapters on East Central Europe and the teutonic knights, and the Portuguese expansion across the Atlantic. The third edition of this classic introduction to the period includes even greater use of contemporary voices, full reading lists, and new chapters on East Central Europe and Portuguese exploration. Suitable as an introductory text for undergraduate courses in Medieval Studies and Medieval European History.
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Central Europe in the High Middle Ages

Bohemia, Hungary and Poland, c.900–c.1300

Author: Nora Berend,Przemysław Urbańczyk,Przemysław Wiszewski

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521781566

Category: History

Page: 550

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A groundbreaking comparative history of the formation of Bohemia, Hungary and Poland, from their origins in the eleventh century.
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Political Thought in Europe, 1250-1450

Author: Antony Black

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521386098

Category: History

Page: 211

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The period c.1250-1450 ("the later Middle Ages") was seminal for the values of the modern world. State sovereignty, the separation of church and state, representation, the popular origin of government, and property rights are just a few of the ideas formulated during this time. Political Thought in Europe provides a lucid and accessible introduction to the period in the round, covering both major thinkers such as Aquinas, Marsiglio, Ockham, Wyclif and Cusa, and prevalent notions of church and state, empire and local sovereignty, civic and communal self-government, kingship, "the people", parliament, the law and experts ("the wise"). This is the first overall account to use recent advances in the methodology of the history of ideas.
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England in the Reign of Edward III

Author: Scott L. Waugh

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521310390

Category: History

Page: 303

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The reign of Edward III is usually remembered for his stirring victories over the French and Scots. Yet these triumphs occurred against a domestic backdrop of economic upheaval, crime, high taxation and the Black Death. Edward's ability to pursue his ambitions amid such challenges shows the effectiveness of his leadership and the resilience of English institutions. This book examines the strains on English life in this remarkable era, and shows how an interlocking network of hierarchies at each level enabled Edward to reach into local communities to get what he needed. Compliance, however, required hard bargaining as subjects chafed under incessant taxes and royal demands and, during Edward's reign, parliament became the primary arena for negotiations between the king and the community. Professor Waugh's incisive account of these tumultuous events also contains an extensive guide to further reading, in addition to a glossary of the more abstruse medieval terms.
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Late Medieval England (1377-1485)

A Bibliography of Historical Scholarship, 1975-1989

Author: Joel Thomas Rosenthal

Publisher: Western Michigan Univ Medieval

ISBN: 9781879288164

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 371

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The Hundred Years War

A People's History

Author: David Green

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300134517

Category: History

Page: 360

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What life was like for ordinary French and English people, embroiled in a devastating century-long conflict that changed their world
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Arms, Armies and Fortifications in the Hundred Years War

Author: Anne Curry,Michael Hughes

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

ISBN: 9780851157559

Category: History

Page: 221

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`Careful, original and wide-ranging study of many different aspects of late medieval military history.' HISTORY
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A History of Medieval Europe

From Constantine to Saint Louis

Author: R.H.C. Davis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317867882

Category: History

Page: 496

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R.C. Davis provided the classic account of the European medieval world; equipping generations of undergraduate and ‘A’ level students with sufficient grasp of the period to debate diverse historical perspectives and reputations. His book has been important grounding for both modernists required to take a course in medieval history, and those who seek to specialise in the medieval period. In updating this classic work to a third edition, the additional author now enables students to see history in action; the diverse viewpoints and important research that has been undertaken since Davis’ second edition, and progressed historical understanding. Each of Davis original chapters now concludes with a ‘new directions and developments’ section by Professor RI Moore, Emeritus of Newcastle University. A key work updated in a method that both enhances subject understanding and sets important research in its wider context. A vital resource, now up-to-date for generations of historians to come.
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Cylchgrawn Hanes Cymru

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Wales

Page: N.A

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Vol. for 1963 includes special number: The Welsh laws.
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Jacques Coeur

Entrepreneur and King's Bursar

Author: Kathryn Reyerson

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 205

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This biography traces the career of Frenchman Jacques Coeur, royal official, merchant, and financier, amidst war and exploration in Fifteenth-Century Europe, and invites readers to consider Coeur's career against a broad historical context. The titles in the Library of World Biography series make ideal supplements for World History survey courses or other courses in the history curriculum where figures in history are explored. Paperback, brief and inexpensive, each interpretative biography in this series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of World history, and relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times. This biography traces the career of Jacques Coeur as a royal official, merchant, bursar, a supply officer catering to the needs of the royal household, and powerful financier to Charles the VII (1422-1461), amidst war and exploration in Fifteenth-Century Europe, and invites the reader to consider Coeur's career from its high point as one of the richest and most powerful men in France to his startling downfall, disgrace, and banishment against the broad historical background of the Fifteenth Century, a transitional time between the traditional medieval period and the early modern era.
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