Bartlett, Robert
England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings, 1075-1225 (New Oxford History of England), Oxford University Press, 2000, 802pp.  
ISBN: 0198227418

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Contents
Plates xiv
Figures xv
Maps xvi
Tables xvii
Abbreviations xviii
Note on Money xxx
   
Introduction 1
   
1. Political Patterns 4
  1 The Struggle for the Succession, 1075-1225 4
  2 The Cross-Channel Realm 11
  3 Court Politics 28
  4 Predatory and Punitive Rule 48
  5 Rebellion 51
   
2. England and Beyond 68
  1 England and the British Isles 68
  2 England and the Wider World 102
       
3. Lordship and Government 121
  1 Kingship and Lordship 121
  2 Regality 123
  3 The Household and Household Administration 130
  4 Itineration 133
  5 Assemblies 143
  6 Territorial Administration 147
  7 Royal Finances 159
  8 Courts and Judgements 177
  9 Records and Record-Keeping 193
   
4. The Aristocracy 202
  1 The Structure of the Aristocracy 202
  2 The Aristocratic Estate 219
  3 The Life of the Aristocracy 229
       
5. Warfare 252
  1 Waging War 252
  2 Recruitment 261
  3 Castles 269
   
6. The Rural Foundations 287
  1 The Physical Framework 287
  2 Population 290
  3 Settlement Patterns 297
  4 Land Use and Agricultural Technique 302
  5 The Manorial Economy 313
  6 Rural Social Structure 316
   
7. Towns and Trade 331
  1 Urbanization 331
  2 Town Law 335
  3 Urban Self-Government 337
  4 London 342
  5 Urban Unrest 344
  6 The Jews 346
  7 Trade: The Framework 360
  8 Commodities 365
  9 Coinage and Monetization 370
   
8. The Institutional Church 377
  1 The Hierarchy 377
  2 The Religious 412
   
9. Religious Life 442
  1 Concepts of the Holy 442
  2 Devotion 449
  3 Saints and their Cults 460
  4 Overseas Pilgrimage 472
  5 Dissent 476
   
10. Cultural Patterns 482
  1 Languages and Literatures 482
  2 Education and High Learning 506
  3 The Visual Arts 525
  4 Performance: Song and Music, Dance and Drama 529
  5 The Value of the Arts 532
   
11. The Course of Life 535
  1 Childhood 535
  2 Naming Patterns 538
  3 Love, Sex and Marriage 547
  4 Manners 573
  5 Medicine and Healing 588
  6 Death and the Dead 591
   
12. Cosmologies 616
  1 Time 616
  2 The World 657
  3 The Chain of Being 664
  4 Beings Neither Angelic, Human, nor Animal 686
   
Chronology of Political Events 693
The Sources 695
Index of Persons and Places 707
Index of Subjects 765

 


 


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