Law and Government in Medieval England and Normandy: Essays in Honour of Sir James Holt

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Fellow and Tutor in Modern History George Garnett, George Garnett, John Hudson
Cambridge University Press, Apr 28, 1994 - History - 387 pages
The works of Sir James Holt are well known to all those working in medieval history and this important set of essays, written in his honor, reflect his interests in England and Normandy from the tenth to the thirteenth centuries. The essays have been contributed by those who have taught, worked alongside, or studied under the honorand. Particular concerns of the volume are warfare and military intelligence; rebellion and responses to revolt; the development of land law; legal learning and documents.
 

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Contents

Military intelligence under the Norman
1
aspects of warfare
56
Ducal succession in early Normandy
80
Quadripartitus 11 1
111
AngloNorman land law and the origins of property
198
The origin of prerogative wardship
223
Possessioproprietas in ecclesiastical courts in mid
245
The sheriffs of Henry II and the signif1cance of 1170
255
The charters of the Empress Matilda
276
A Norman conventio and bonds of lordship in
299
The archbishopric of York and the extent of
325
Archdeacons and parish churches in England
341
A bibliography of published writings of Sir James Holt
365
Index of names and places
372
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