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Cnut the Great

Cnut the Great

Timothy Bolton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300208337
eISBN:
9780300226256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208337.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is a biography of the underappreciated eleventh-century Scandinavian warlord-turned-Anglo-Saxon monarch who united the English and Danish crowns to forge a North Sea empire: Cnut. The book ... More

The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

C. M. Woolgar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300181913
eISBN:
9780300182361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181913.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book shows that food in late-medieval England was far more complex, varied, and more culturally significant than we imagine today. Drawing on a vast range of sources, the book charts how ... More

Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Matthew Strickland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This first modern study of Henry the Young King, eldest son of Henry II but the least known Plantagenet monarch, explores the brief but eventful life of the only English ruler after the Norman ... More

The Kings and Their HawksFalconry in Medieval England

The Kings and Their Hawks: Falconry in Medieval England

Robin S. Oggins

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100587
eISBN:
9780300130386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100587.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In medieval Europe, falconry was perhaps the most popular form of hunting among the aristocracy. Owning a falcon, and the necessary falconer to go with it, was a status symbol throughout the middle ... More

LouisThe French Prince Who Invaded England

Louis: The French Prince Who Invaded England

Catherine Hanley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217452
eISBN:
9780300221640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217452.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In 1215 a group of English barons, dissatisfied with the weak and despicable King John, decided that they needed a new monarch. They wanted a strong, experienced man, of royal blood, and they found ... More

Robert the BruceKing of the Scots

Robert the Bruce: King of the Scots

Michael Penman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300148725
eISBN:
9780300209280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148725.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Robert the Bruce (1274–1329) famously defeated the English at Bannockburn and became the hero king responsible for Scottish independence. This book focuses on Robert's kingship in the fifteen years ... More

Tales From the Long Twelfth CenturyThe Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire

Tales From the Long Twelfth Century: The Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire

Richard Huscroft

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300187250
eISBN:
9780300187281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187250.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book tells the story of England's great medieval Angevin dynasty in an entirely new way. Departing from the usual king-centric narrative, each chapter centers on the experiences of a particular ... More

William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror

David Bates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300118759
eISBN:
9780300183832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118759.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book offers a reinterpretation of the life of a pivotal figure in British and European history. This book combines biography and a multidisciplinary approach to examine the life of a major ... More

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