IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 1009: Borders and Boundaries, I: Legal and Political Relationships in the Anglo-Scottish Border

Wednesday 9 July 2008, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:St Andrews' Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of St Andrews
Organiser:Linsey F. Hunter, St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of St Andrews
Moderator/Chair:Matthew H. Hammond, School of Historical Studies, University of Glasgow
Paper 1009-aThree Melrose Charters, the English Occupation of Southern Scotland 1175-89, and the Development of Warrandice in 12th-Century Scotland
(Language: English)
Alice Taylor, St Peters College, University of Oxford
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Monasticism, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1009-bThe Formation of Lordship in South-East Scotland c.1100-1300
(Language: English)
Jonathan Gledhill, Department of History, Lancaster University
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Genealogy and Prosopography, Geography and Settlement Studies, Law
Paper 1009-cA Frontier Lordship?: The Honour of Pontefract, c.1100-1300
(Language: English)
Sarah Anne Rose, Department of History, Lancaster University
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Genealogy and Prosopography, Law
Abstract

This session will analyse the formation and development of legal structures and ties in the changing and variable political context of the Anglo-Scottish border region. Particular emphasis will be placed upon lordship in this region and the (neglected) role of warrandice in maintaining lands and ties.