The English Nobility in the Late Middle Ages: The Fourteenth-Century Political Community


Four things dominated the life of the medieval noble: warfare, politics, land and family. It is with these central themes that this book is concerned. The English Nobility in the Late Middle Ages :* encompasses the whole of the upper segment of late medieval society* examines the relation of social status and political influence* describes the noble household and council* examines in detail the territorial and familial policies pursued by great landholders* emphasises the inter-relationship of local and national affairs* is arranged thematically, making it ideal for student use* has implications for the whole medieval periodGiven-Wilson combines comprehensive synthesis with lucid analysis in this vivid reconstruction of political society in late medieval England.


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