IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 102: The Reign of Edward III

Monday 9 July 2007, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Society for Fourteenth Century Studies
Organiser:W. Mark Ormrod, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Moderator/Chair:W. Mark Ormrod, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Paper 102-aWhen I Grow up I Want to Be King: Edward III, England's Government and the Painful Delay of a Royal Majority
(Language: English)
James Bothwell, School of History, University of Leicester
Index terms: Administration, Law, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 102-bLancaster's Legacy?: Political Opposition and the Afterlife of Thomas of Lancaster
(Language: English)
Gwilym Dodd, Department of History, University of Nottingham
Index terms: Administration, Law, Mentalities, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 102-cEdward III and the House of the Order of the Round Table at Windsor
(Language: English)
Richard Barber, Boydell & Brewer, Woodbridge
Index terms: Archaeology - General, Architecture - General, Heraldry, Politics and Diplomacy

This session explores important themes in 14th-century English political and political-cultural history, examining the aftermath of the downfall of both Thomas of Lancaster and Edward II as well as providing an important paper on the new archaeological evidence for Edward III’s ‘Round Table’ recently discovered in a ‘Time Team’ dig at Windsor Castle.