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Foundations of Medieval Scholarship: records edited in honour of David Crook




Ed. Paul Brand, Sean Cunningham, 2008; 978-1-904497-24-0 (Borthwick Texts and Studies 36)


Detailed Description

  Friends and colleagues of Dr David Crook have joined together to celebrate his career and contribution to the study of medieval history, in this volume of essays and short editions, which take as their starting point the records of medieval government, cared for at The National Archives. The volume is co-published by Borthwick Publications, University of York, and The National Archives.

  • The Struggle to Control the Peak: an unknown letter patent from January 1217, Prof. David Carpenter
  • Maps of the world in the medieval English royal Wardrobe, Prof. Paul Harvey
  • Edward I and the Knights of the Round Table, Dr Marc Morris
  • The Road to Boroughbridge: The Civil War of 1321-2 in the Ancient Petitions, Prof. Mark Ormrod
  • The wills of Godfrey and Henry of Helhoughton, Prof. Nick Vincent
  • The escheator's general inquest: the enforcement of royal lordship in the late fourteenth century, Prof. Scott Waugh
  • A working draft of the Staute of Acton Burnel (1283), Dr Paul Brand
  • ‘To theire grete hurte and finall destruction': Lord Welles's attacks on Spalding and Pinchbeck, 1449-50, Dr Jonathan Mackman
  • Was Wales A Joy for Indigent, or Greedy, English Kings or Lords? A Re-evaluation of the subsidies granted to Richard II in Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire in 1393, Miss Helen Watt
  • The Impact of the Loss of Normandy on the English Exchequer: the Pipe Roll Evidence, Dr Nick Barratt
  • ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls': The Building of Morley Church Tower, Dr Maureen Jurkowski
  • The Action of Aiel and the later thirteenth century eyre rolls, Dr Adrian Jobson
  • St Oswald's Priory, Nostell v. Stanley: The Common Pleas of Lancaster, the Crown, and the Politics of the Northwest in 1506, Dr Sean Cunningham
  • Publishing the Public Records: 1800-2007, Mr Aidan Lawes
  • A Memoir, Mrs Vanessa Carr