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CHIVALRY IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND

Saul, Nigel

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ISBN 10: 0674063686 / ISBN 13: 9780674063686
Published by Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 2011. 1st ed, Fine/Fine/hardcover/book clean/complete dust jacket, Hardcover, 416pgs. The world of castles and cathedrals, Richard the lionheart, the Crusades, the Black Death, Battle of Crecy, and the Magna Carta. Packed with care and shipped promptly. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS032514I

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Title: CHIVALRY IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Popular views of medieval chivalry—knights in shining armor, fair ladies, banners fluttering from battlements—were inherited from the nineteenth-century Romantics. This is the first book to explore chivalry’s place within a wider history of medieval England, from the Norman Conquest to the aftermath of Henry VII’s triumph at Bosworth in the Wars of the Roses.

Saul invites us to view the world of castles and cathedrals, tournaments and round tables, with fresh eyes. Chivalry in Medieval England charts the introduction of chivalry by the Normans, the rise of the knightly class as a social elite, the fusion of chivalry with kingship in the fourteenth century, and the influence of chivalry on literature, religion, and architecture. Richard the Lionheart and the Crusades, the Black Death and the Battle of Crecy, the Magna Carta and the cult of King Arthur—all emerge from the mists of time and legend in this vivid, authoritative account.

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Nigel Saul is Professor of Medieval History, University of London.

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