Nobles and Nobility in Medieval Europe: Concepts, Origins, Transformations


This collection of papers addresses the origins and nature of nobility, its relationship with the late Roman world, its acquisition and exercise of power, its association with military obligation, and its gradual 'pacification'.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Anne J. Duggan
  • Paul Fouracre
  • Stuart Airlie
  • Janet L. Nelson
  • Régine Le Jan
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Rochester, NY
Publication year:
  • 2000