IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 1133: Networks and Materiality in the Angevin World, II

Wednesday 3 July 2019, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Battle Conference on Anglo-Norman Studies
Organiser:Stephen Church, School of History, University of East Anglia
Moderator/Chair:Alheydis Plassmann, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Paper 1133-aThe Sword and the Altar: Bishops, Kings, and Their Objects in 12th-Century England and Germany
(Language: English)
Ryan Kemp, Department of History & Welsh History, Aberystwyth University
Ryan Kemp, Department of History & Welsh History, Aberystwyth University
Ryan Kemp, Department of History & Welsh History, Aberystwyth University
Index terms: Administration, Archaeology - General, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1133-bCrusade as Reconciliation: Troubadours and the Use of the Third Crusade in Angevin Lyrics
(Language: English)
Patrick DeBrosse, Department of History, University of East Anglia
Patrick DeBrosse, Department of History, University of East Anglia
Patrick DeBrosse, Department of History, University of East Anglia
Index terms: Crusades, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1133-cThe Materiality of Marriage: Contracts from 13th-Century France and England
(Language: English)
Charlotte Crouch, Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Reading
Charlotte Crouch, Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Reading
Charlotte Crouch, Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Reading
Index terms: Gender Studies, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Politics and Diplomacy
Abstract

The session concentrates on the ways in which material objects can be used to shed light on 12th and 13th-century politics. The session examines the materiality of marriage documents, the objects associated with kings and bishops, and the use of words as material objects in Angevin Lyrics.