Medieval England: A Social History and Archaeology from the Conquest to 1600 A.D

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Notes and References

Chapter 1

The Anglo-Norman Settlement
1
The circumstances and objectives of the survey are discussed by Sally Harvey, 'Domesday Book and Anglo-Norman governance', T.R.H.S., 5th series, 25 (1975), pp. 175-93.
2
Reginald Lennard, Rural England 1086-1135, 1959, p. 393.
3
H.C. Darby (ed.), A New Historical Geography of England, 1973, pp. 43-4.
4
W.G. Hoskins, Provincial England, 1965, pp. 51-2.
5
Lennard, op. cit., pp. 269-70.
6
Alan Rogers, 'Parish boundaries and urban history: two case studies', J. Brit. Arch. Assoc., 3rd series, 35 (1972), p. 47.
7
Lennard, op. cit., pp. 218-19, 230-1.
8
Darby, op. cit., pp. 55-7, 58.
9
Guy Beresford, The Medieval Clay-land Village: Excavations at Goltho and Barton Blount, 1975, pp. 7-8; also Med. Arch., 18 (1974), pp. 210-11, and Current Archaeology, 56 (1976), pp. 262-70; for Sulgrave, see Med. Arch., 17 (1973), p. 147.
10
For a recent firm restatement of this view, see R. Allen Brown, English Castles, 1976 (3rd revised edn), pp. 37, 39, 49-51.
11
For Orderic Vitalis, born in 1075 and here described as 'the most gifted of all the Anglo-Norman historians, with the exception of William of Malmesbury', see Antonia Gransden, Historical Writing in England c. 550 to c. 1307, 1974, pp. 136, 151-65.
12
William of Poitiers, quoted in King's Works, i:20.
13
Ibid., 1:21.
14
Brian K. Davison, 'Castle Neroche: an abandoned Norman fortress in South So merset', Somerset Arch. and Nat. Hist., 116 (1972), pp. 20-1.
15
A.D. Saunders, 'Excavations at Launceston Castle 1965-69: interim report', Cornish Archaeology, 9 (1970), p. 91; also Arch. J., 130 (1973), pp. 251-4.
16
P.V. Addyman, 'Excavations at Ludger-shall Castle, Wiltshire, England (1964-1972)' Chateau Gaillard VI, 1973, p. 8.
17
Brian K. Davison, 'Three eleventh-century earthworks in England: their excavation and implications', Chateau Gaillard II, 1967, pp. 40-2. Other sites discussed here are Castle Neroche and Sulgrave. A some-what similar re-use of part of an Iron-Age fort, within which a late-eleventh-century motte was sited, has been noted also at Thetford, in Norfolk (Med. Arch., 8 (1964), p. 257).
18
Martin Biddle, 'Excavations at Winchester, 1971: tenth and final interim report', Antiq. J., 55 (1975), pp. 104-9
19
Med. Arch., 8 (1964), p. 257;King's Works, ii:750.
20
The evidence is discussed by Derek Renn, Norman Castles in Britain, 1973, pp. 31-2; see also King's Works, 1:24.
21
E.M. Jope, 'Late Saxon pits under Oxford castle mound: excavations in 1952', Oxoniensia, 17-18 (1952-3), pp. 77-81.
22
Lennard, op. cit., pp. 30-2. For a useful recent discussion of the military settlement of the Sussex rapes and of Battle Abbey's part in this, see Eleanor Searle, Lordship and Community. Battle Abbey and its Banlieu 1066-1538, 1974, pp. 48-68; and see also John Le Patourel, TheNorman Empire, 1976, pp. 307-11.
23
John Le Patourel, 'The Norman conquest

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