The Ideals and Practice of Medieval Knighthood I: Papers from the First and Second Strawberry Hill Conferences

The Ideals and Practice of Medieval Knighthood I Papers from the First and Second Strawberry Hill Conferences The Strawberry Hill conferences on medieval knighthood from which these volumes spring aim to bring together historians and literary scholars whose interests focus on medieval chivalry to bridge th

  • Title: The Ideals and Practice of Medieval Knighthood I: Papers from the First and Second Strawberry Hill Conferences
  • Author: Christopher Harper-Bill Ruth Harvey
  • ISBN: 9780851154428
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Strawberry Hill conferences on medieval knighthood, from which these volumes spring, aim to bring together historians and literary scholars whose interests focus on medieval chivalry, to bridge the gulf between the two areas of specialisation and explore matters of common interest Eight papers cover a wide area, both territorially and chronologically, but common themeThe Strawberry Hill conferences on medieval knighthood, from which these volumes spring, aim to bring together historians and literary scholars whose interests focus on medieval chivalry, to bridge the gulf between the two areas of specialisation and explore matters of common interest Eight papers cover a wide area, both territorially and chronologically, but common themes emerge One group of essays deals with the embellishments of lordship, both architectural and heraldic, studying residences and also developments in armour A second group concerns ideals which motivated the aristocracy of western Europe, from the late 10th to the 15th centuries romances, the Peace movement of Aquitaine, holy war, and loyalty concentration on rationalism and free will in thewritings of the cultural circle which revolved around Sir John Fastolfis identified as an important element in the development of the EnglishRenaissance Professor CHRISTOPHER HARPER BILL teaches in the Department of History, University of East Anglia Dr RUTH HARVEY is lecturer in French at Royal Holloway, University of London Contributors ADRIAN AILES, JEFFREY ASHCROFT, CHARLES COULSON, JONATHAN HUGHES, JANE MARTINDALE, PETER NOBLE, MATTHEW STRICKLAND, ANN WILLIAMS

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    1. This book has some great things for the historical fiction writer (and I'm sure other people, too). The time spans discussed are broad, with papers on the early, central and late Middle Ages. My focus of research at this time is 1133 Germany, so it was really helpful. Chapters of particular interest to my time period and in general:"The Status of the Squire: the Northern Evidence""The Game of Chess: An Aspect of Medieval Knightly Culture" (absolutely non-essential for my research today, but utte [...]

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