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Anglo-Norman England 1066 - 1166

By: Chibnall, Marjorie

Part of the History of Medieval Britain series
0631154396 / 9780631154396
Paperback / softback
Stock expected by 27/11/2019
United Kingdom
166 x 231 mm, 396 grams 260 pages
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This book is the first comprehensive account for twenty years of the interaction between English and Norman traditions and institutions following the Conquest.

The first century of Anglo-Norman feudalism saw the 'rise of administrative kingship' under William, his sons, and Stephen and Henry Plantagenet.

At the same time the Norman lords came to treat old English traditions as part of their heritage, and the fighting knights of the invading armies took the first steps towards becoming knights of the shire.

In examining how these changes occurred, Marjorie Chibnall shows how reform movements in the western church, increasing literacy in government, population growth and changing patterns of trade all played their part in shaping the Anglo-Norman realm.


1DBKE England, 3H c 1000 CE to c 1500, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBLC Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500

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