The English Nobility in the Late Middle Ages: The Fourteenth-century Political Community

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Psychology Press, 1996 - History - 222 pages
"Four things dominated the life of the medieval noble: warfare, politics, land and family. It is with these central themes that this book is concerned"--Page 4 of cover.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
THE RANKS OF THE NOBILITY
27
Kings and the titled nobility
29
The peerage
55
The gentry
69
SERVANTS LANDS AND THE FAMILY
85
Households and councils
87
Estates in land
104
Property the family and money
124
Political society in fourteenthcentury England
160
Abbreviations
180
Notes
181
Bibliography
209
Index
216
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