The Resource Ruling England, 1042-1217, Richard Huscroft

Ruling England, 1042-1217, Richard Huscroft

Label
Ruling England, 1042-1217
Title
Ruling England, 1042-1217
Statement of responsibility
Richard Huscroft
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A new history of post-conquest England which makes the new kingdom accessible through a focus on its kings and how it was ruled, featuring the empire building dynasties. The central theme of the book is the rise and fall of English kingship during this period and at its heart is the central question of how the ruler of the most sophisticated kingdom in 12th century Europe was eventually compelled to submit to the humiliation of Magna Carta at the start of the thirteenth. The book also reaffirms the importance of high politics in English history. No proper understanding of the wider a
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
942.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA195
LC item number
.H96 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Ruling England, 1042-1217, Richard Huscroft
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chronology of Main Events, 978-1217; A Note on Money; References and Abbreviations; List of Debates; Maps; Genealogy; Part I. Late Anglo-Saxon England, 1042-1066; 1. The Reigns, 1042-1066; Edward the Confessor, 1042-1066; Harold II, January-October 1066; The Interregnum, 14 October-25 December 1066; Notes; 2. Ruling the Kingdom, 1042-1066; King and nobility; The crisis of 1051-1052; Royal government; Local government; Royal wealth; Military organisation; Conclusion; Notes
  • 3. The Kings and the Law, 1042-1066Codes and cases; Courts and communities; Trial and punishment; Conclusion; Notes; 4. The Kings and the Church, 1042-1066; The late Anglo-Saxon Church; Royal government and the Church; A backward Church in need of reform?; Notes; Part II. Anglo-Norman England, 1066-1154; 5. The Reigns, 1066-1154; William I 'the Conqueror', 1066-1087; William II 'Rufus', 1087-1100; Henry I, 1100-1135; Stephen, 1135-1154; Notes; 6. Ruling the Kingdom, 1066-1154; King and nobility; Cross-Channel government; The royal household; Local government; Royal wealth
  • Military organisationGovernment in writing; Conclusion; Notes; 7. The Kings and the Law, 1066-1154; The principal courts; The criminal law; Civil cases; Conclusion; Notes; 8. The Kings and the Church, 1066-1154; The Church in Normandy; Controlling the English Church; Other reforms; Kings, archbishops and popes; The reign of Stephen; Conclusion; Notes; Part III. Angevin England, 1154-1217; 9. The Reigns, 1154-1217; Henry II, 1154-1189; Richard I, 1189-1199; John, 1199-1216; Notes; 10. Ruling the Kingdom, 1154-1217; The Angevin Empire; The restoration of royal authority; King and nobility
  • Royal governmentLocal government; Royal wealth; Military organisation; The road to Runnymede; Notes; 11. The Kings and the Law, 1154-1217; The background to the reforms; The operation of the system; The reforms; The effects of the reforms; Conclusion; Notes; 12. The Kings and the Church, 1154-1217; The Papacy and canon law; Royal expectations; Henry II and Thomas Becket; John and Innocent III; Notes; The Principal Narrative Sources and their Authors, 1042-1217; Suggestions for Further Reading; Index
Control code
ocn868489802
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource (265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315659671
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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.b36970815
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)868489802
  • pebc1315659670

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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