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King Stephen's reign (1135-1154)

Author: Paul Dalton; G J White
Publisher: Suffolk Boydell et Brewer 2008
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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Expert coverage and new assessments of the reign of King Stephen, set in social, political and European contexts. The turbulent reign of King Stephen is here subjected to a full assessment by leading scholars in the field. All of the most important aspects are fully covered: the impact of developments under Henry I on the origins of civil war; relations with the continent, as they affected Stephen's overall strategy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Konferenzschrift
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
King Stephen's reign
Woodbridge [u.a.] : The Boydell Press, 2008
XI, 206 S.
Named Person: Stephen, King of England; Stephen, King of England
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dalton; G J White
ISBN: 9781846156519 1846156513 9781843833611 1843833611
OCLC Number: 967408679
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Oct 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 206 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Marjorie Chibnall --
Henry I and the origins of the civil war / Judith A. Green --
Royal income and regional trends / Graeme J. White --
King Stephen and northern France / David Crouch --
A week in politics : Oxford, late July 1141 / Edmund King --
Allegiance and intelligence in King Stephen's Reign / Paul Dalton --
English monasteries and the Continent in the reign of King Stephen / Janet Burton --
Reeds shaken by the wind? : bishops in local and regional politics in King Stephen's reign / Stephen Marritt --
Violent disorder in King Stephen's England : a maximum argument / Hugh M. Thomas --
The lure of Stephen's England : Tenserie, Flemings and a crisis of circumstance / T.N. Bisson --
Legal treatises as perceptions of law in Stephen's reign / Bruce R. O'Brien.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Dalton and Graeme J. White.

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Expert coverage and new assessments of the reign of King Stephen, set in social, political and European context.  Read more...
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The collection as a whole is a strong one, and most of the papers in it will provide essential reading for undergraduates and researchers. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW

 
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