IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 602: Associations and Identities in Medieval Britain

Tuesday 12 July 2005, 11.15-12.45

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 602-aManorial Life in 15th-Century South Wales: Caldicot
(Language: English)
Hiroko Yanagawa, Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka
Index terms: Administration, Daily Life, Economics - Rural, Local History
Paper 602-bThe Pelham Family and their Indulgences in 15th-Century England
(Language: English)
Yukio Arai, School of Humanities & Sciences, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Lay Piety, Social History
Paper 602-cThe Birth of the Paston Pedigree
(Language: English)
Mayumi Kojo, Kyushu Tokai University
Index terms: Genealogy and Prosopography, Heraldry, Local History

The purpose of this session is to show some aspects of the fifteenth-century gentry activities. Hiroko Yanagawa tries to examine how the border manor, Caldicot, was managed by the local Welsh elite, the Fitz-Herbert, by reading the original manorial accounts. Yukio Arai continues his research of the indulgences in the fifteenth century England, particulary given to the gentry families. He will touch the Pelham family and their indulgences. Mayumi Kojyo discusses an effort and fabrication of establishing a good family by the Paston