IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 617: Richard II at Home and Abroad

Tuesday 13 July 2004, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Society for Fourteenth-Century Studies
Organiser:Chris Given-Wilson, Department of Mediaeval History, University of St Andrews
Moderator/Chair:W. Mark Ormrod, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Paper 617-aEnglish Colonial Policy in the Later 14th Century
(Language: English)
David Green, Department of Medieval History, Trinity College, Dublin
Index terms: Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 617-bOpposites Do Not Always Attract: Richard II and Henry Bolingbroke
(Language: English)
Ian Sharman, Independent Scholar, Manchester
Index terms: Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 617-cA Sense of 'déjà vu'?: The Last Months of Thomas Lord Despenser
(Language: English)
Martyn Lawrence, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Index terms: Politics and Diplomacy
Abstract

This session will examine various aspects of the reign of Richard II of England, ranging from his policy relating to England’s ‘colonies’ abroad, to the last months of his reign and his confrontation with his eventual supplanter, Henry Bolingbroke.