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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
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
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
Index terms: Gender Studies, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Politics and Diplomacy

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.