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By M. T. Clanchy

ISBN-10: 1405157917

ISBN-13: 9781405157919

This seminal paintings of scholarship, which lines the improvement of literacy in medieval England, is now absolutely up-to-date in a 3rd version. This publication serves as an advent to medieval books and files for graduate scholars during the international. encompasses a thoroughly re-written first bankruptcy, ‘Memories and Myths of the Norman Conquest', and a brand new postscript by way of the writer reflecting at the reception to the unique book and discussing contemporary scholarship on medieval literacy. contains a revised advisor to extra analyzing and a revision of the plates which illustrate medieval manuscripts intimately.

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From the Welsh border came the most original and influential authors writing Latin for entertainment – Geoffrey of Monmouth, Walter Map, and Gerald of Wales – and the cathedral city of Hereford itself was an international focus 40 Cited by M. T. Clanchy, England and Its Rulers 1066–1272 (1983), p. 22. 41 At Durham cathedral in the 1100s the greatest innovation in medieval church building (the rib-vault) took shape, as did Domesday Book (if P. 42 The Durham monks took over the Northumbrian heritage of Bede’s Jarrow and Cuthbert’s Lindisfarne, much as the Florentine humanists claimed classical Rome’s past for their city; in each case artists, writers, and propagandists (including forgers) gave impressive form to a myth.

M. T. Clanchy. C 2013 M. T. Clanchy. Published 2013 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. P1: TIX/XYZ JWST174-c01 P2: ABC JWST174-Clanchy 24 June 16, 2012 7:24 Trim: 246mm X 171mm Printer Name: Yet to Come The Making of Records By killing King Harold at the battle of Hastings in 1066 William of Normandy had assured himself of the throne, but it took years to establish Norman rule across the whole of England. At first it was not even inevitable that William’s government would be characterized as Norman rule, since he claimed England as the lawful heir of King Edward the Confessor (1042–66); the battle of Hastings had simply removed a usurper.

McKitterick ed. The Uses of Literacy in Early Medieval Europe (1990), p. 61, where, see also, S. Keynes, ‘Royal government and the written word in late Anglo-Saxon England’, pp. 226–57. 2 From Memory to Written Record: England 1066–1307, Third Edition. M. T. Clanchy. C 2013 M. T. Clanchy. Published 2013 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. P1: TIX/XYZ JWST174-c01 P2: ABC JWST174-Clanchy 24 June 16, 2012 7:24 Trim: 246mm X 171mm Printer Name: Yet to Come The Making of Records By killing King Harold at the battle of Hastings in 1066 William of Normandy had assured himself of the throne, but it took years to establish Norman rule across the whole of England.

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