The Medieval Foundations of England

1st Edition

G.O. Sayles

Routledge
July 12, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 506 Pages
ISBN 9780367207144 - CAT# K419031
Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

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Summary

Originally published in 1948, The Medieval Foundations of England is a chronological framework of the history of ideas and action during the medieval period. The book discusses the fundamental problems of medieval life in England, examining the agricultural foundation of England, the impact of the Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian civilizations, the feudalization of society, and the interpenetration of Anglo-Saxon and Norman civilizations. The book also examines the issues faced by the ‘New Monarchy’ of Henry II and the development of Parliament, it also examines how the intellectual Renaissance of the twelfth century affected medieval society. The book critically examines the historical sources of information and provides a reading list for each chapter.

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