IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 1016: Charters and their Function in the 12th and 13th Centuries

Wednesday 14 July 2004, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Haskins Society
Organiser:Hirokazu Tsurushima, Faculty of Education, Kumamoto University
Moderator/Chair:David Bates, School of History, University of East Anglia / Université de Caen Basse-Normandie
Paper 1016-aDocuments in 12th-Century China
(Language: English)
Takehiko Tou, Faculty of Education, Kumamoto University
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Historiography - Medieval
Paper 1016-bManorial Surveys Recorded in the Cartulary of the Abbey of the Holy Trinity, Caen
(Language: English)
Tamiko Fujimoto, Japanese Society of the Promotion of Science, Caen
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Historiography - Medieval
Paper 1016-cThe Charters of Henry of Blois, Bishop of Winchester
(Language: English)
Kenji Yoshitake, Department of History, Keio University, Tokyo
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Historiography - Medieval
Paper 1016-dThe Fourth Text of Peage de Bapaume at Saint-Omer (ASO. AB XVIII 15)
(Language: English)
Masahiko Yamada, Kyoto Woman University
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics
Abstract

The purpose of this session is to consider what historical records are. Three speakers are going to explore the existence form of evidence in three different areas, Britain, France, and China. Focusing on the historical records of the 12th century, which were recently discovered, Professor Tou is going to introduce the situations of research into Chinese historical documents and their existence forms. And then from a viewpoint of comparison, the charters and estate surveys will be considered.