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IMC 2009: Sessions

Session 703: Kings, Queens, and Nobles in 14th-Century England

Tuesday 14 July 2009, 14.15-15.45

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 703-aFavours for Favourites in the Reign of Edward II: Evidence from the Ancient Petitions
(Language: English)
Jeffrey S. Hamilton, Department of History, Baylor University, Texas
Index terms: Administration, Political Thought, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 703-bKeepers of the Realm: Queenship and Government in Plantagenet England
(Language: English)
Lisa Benz, Department of History, University of York
Index terms: Administration, Gender Studies, Law, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 703-c'Our Dearest Uncle': The Political Role of Edmund of Langley, Duke of York, in the Last Decade of Richard II's Rule, 1389-99
(Language: English)
Douglas Biggs, Department of History, University of Nebraska, Kearney
Index terms: Administration, Archives and Sources, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy

Recent work in medieval English political history has emphasised the wealth of material still available for discussing the motives and actions of rulers and elites. This session explores new evidence for the functioning of kingship, queenship, and aristocracy in 14th-century England.