Plantagenet England
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Plantagenet England

1225-1360
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ISBN-13:
9780199226870
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
13.09.2007
Seiten:
680
Autor:
Michael (Professor of History Prestwich
Gewicht:
1016 g
Format:
232x159x40 mm
Serie:
New Oxford History of England
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

The dramatic period 1225-1360 in Britain witnessed Simon de Montfort's challenge to the crown, Edward II's deposition and death, and more. It also saw the development of the state, with the emergence of parliament. This work provides a study of this period, illuminating themes of politics, economics, war, and society.
PART I: INTRODUCTORY; The Environment; The Crown and Kingship; Government; PART II: POLITICS AND WAR; Politics under Henry III; Reconstruction and Reform, 1266-94; Wales; Political Crises, 1294-1311; Times of Trouble, 1311-1330; Scotland; England under Edward III; England and France; The Armies of Edward III's French War; PART III: SOCIETY AND PEOPLE; The Great Lords; The Knights and the Gentry; Landownership and the Law; The Management of Land; The Peasantry; The Towns; Trade and Merchants; Crime and Punishment; Population and the Black Death; Conclusion
The dramatic period 1225-1360 in Britain witnessed Simon de Montfort's challenge to the crown, Edward II's deposition and death, great English victories in France, and the disaster of the Black Death. It also saw the development of the state, with the emergence of parliament a key element. Michael Prestwich provides a comprehensive study of this period, illuminating themes of politics, economics, war, and society.