IMC 2009: Sessions

Session 307: Ideology and Practice in 14th-Century English Politics

Monday 13 July 2009, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Society for Fourteenth-Century Studies
Organiser:W. Mark Ormrod, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Moderator/Chair:Jeffrey S. Hamilton, Department of History, Baylor University, Texas
Paper 307-a'The Five Giants': Provincial Society and the Common Good in 14th-Century Leicestershire
(Language: English)
James Bothwell, School of History, University of Leicester
Index terms: Administration, Law, Local History, Political Thought
Paper 307-bPolitical Ideas and Values in Ricardian Chronicle Literature, 1386-88
(Language: English)
Kathryn Green, University of Manchester
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Language and Literature - Latin, Political Thought, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 307-cHoccleve and 1399: Regime Change and the Public Servant
(Language: English)
Helen K. S. Killick, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Index terms: Administration, Language and Literature - Middle English, Political Thought, Politics and Diplomacy
Abstract

The session examines the dynamic and complex relationship between ideologies of rule expressed in chronicles and didactic literature and the practice of rule and government at court and in the provinces during the 14th century in England.