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IMC 2012: Sessions

Session 107: The Experience of Royal Government in the Far North of England in the 13th Century

Monday 9 July 2012, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:AHRC Project 'The Breaking of Britain', Universities of Glasgow, Lancaster, Edinburgh & King's College London
Organiser:Dauvit Broun, School of Humanities (History), University of Glasgow
Moderator/Chair:Keith J. Stringer, Department of History, Lancaster University
Paper 107-aThe Rebellion of Ralph d'Aincourt
(Language: English)
Hugh Doherty, Faculty of History, University of Oxford
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Local History, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 107-bNorthern Gentry in Rebellion
(Language: English)
Beth Hartland, Department of History, King's College London
Index terms: Genealogy and Prosopography, Local History, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 107-cThe Three Northern Counties in the Curia Regis Rolls and Pipe Rolls, 1216-50
(Language: English)
Amanda Beam, The Paradox of Medieval Scotland, 1093-1286, Department of History (Scottish), University of Glasgow
Index terms: Administration, Law, Local History, Social History

A study of the experience of royal government in the three northern counties in England forms part of the AHRC-funded project, 'The Breaking of Britain: Cross-Border Society and Scottish Independence 1216-1314'. Findings from two dimensions of the project's work in this area will be presented in this session: a study of gentry families involved in rebellion in the 13th century, and a database of material relating to the three northern counties in central government records.The 'macro' evidence of the database and family focus of the gentry study will be complemented by a study of an individual rebel. By combining this range of perspectives, it is hoped that a fresh understanding of the experience of royal government in the far north will begin to emerge.