IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 808: Associations and Identities in Medieval Britain

Tuesday 13 July 2004, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Faculty of Education, Kumamoto University
Organiser:Hirokazu Tsurushima, Faculty of Education, Kumamoto University
Moderator/Chair:Richard Barrie Dobson, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Paper 808-aThe Origins of the English Gentry
(Language: English)
Hirokazu Tsurushima, Faculty of Education, Kumamoto University
Index terms: Literacy and Orality, Local History, Social History
Paper 808-bLetters of Confraternity in 15th-Century England
(Language: English)
Yukio Arai, School of Humanities & Sciences, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo
Index terms: Lay Piety, Local History, Religious Life, Social History
Paper 808-cCrown and Community in Late Medieval Wales
(Language: English)
Hiroko Yanagawa, Department of History, Kansai University, Osaka
Index terms: Political Thought, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History

The purpose of this session in this year is to limit [sic.] lesser nobility such as gentry or local landlord from 11th- to 15th-century Britain. We are going to discuss various aspects of their existence from the points of view of communities, political activities, the methods of collective decision or of settlement of disputes, as well as the method of burial of a friend, etc…