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The Thirteenth Century, 1216-1307 Sir Maurice Powicke

The Thirteenth Century, 1216-1307 By Sir Maurice Powicke

The Thirteenth Century, 1216-1307 by Sir Maurice Powicke


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A critical analysis of the long reigns of Henry III and Edward I, which examines the revolt of Simon de Montfort, relations with Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and English involvement in the Crusades, as well as the power of the Church and the development of administrative and legal institutions.

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The Thirteenth Century, 1216-1307 by Sir Maurice Powicke

Available in paperback for the first time, this volume covers the long reigns of Henry III and Edward I, who ruled England from 1216-1307. The narrative of domestic and foreign affairs includes detailed analyses of the revolt of Simon de Montfort, relations with Scotland, Ireland and Wales, and English involvement in France and the Crusades. Common themes, such as the power of the Church and the development of administrative and legal institutions, are considered in separate chapters. Placing events in their European context, the book charts the history of an increasingly important medieval kingdom during a period of considerable significance.

Table of Contents

Part I - The Minority of Henry III. Part 2 - The Duties of Kingship. Part 3 - Foreign Relations, 1216-59. Part 4 - The Common Enterprise, 1258-62. Part 5 - The Barons' War and the Legate's Peace. Part 6 - Edward I and his Time. Part 7 - The Duke of Aquitaine. Part 8 - The Period of Statutes, 1274-90. Part 9 - Wales. Part 10 - The Clergy Under Two Rules Law. Part 11 - The Community of the Realm and Taxation. Part 12 - Ireland and Scotland, 1217-97. Part 13 - The Crown and the Merchants. Part 14 - The Years of Emergency. Bibliography. Index

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GOR001795145
9780192852496
0192852493
The Thirteenth Century, 1216-1307 by Sir Maurice Powicke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1991-09-05
846
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