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The second one variation of Michael Clanchy's widely-acclaimed learn of the background of the written observe within the center a long time is now, after a far lamented absence, republished in a wholly new and revised version. The textual content of the unique has been revised all through to take account of the big quantity of recent learn following book of the 1st version. The creation discusses the background of literacy as much as the current day; the advisor to additional interpreting brings jointly over three hundred new titles as much as 1992. during this moment variation there are considerably new sections on paperwork, sacred books, writing fabrics, the paintings of reminiscence, methods of examining (particularly for women), the writing of French, and the connection of script, imagery and seals. e-book of the recent variation additionally represents the book's first visual appeal within the usa in paperback.

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Chibnall (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell, 1991), 224–35. 6. R. Bartlett, England under the Norman and Angevin Kings, 1075–1225 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000), 4–25. 7. C. Warren Hollister, Henry I (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001), 323–25. 8. Contemporaries differ on the date of when these oaths were offered: William of Malmesbury dated the oaths to Christmas 1127, while John of Worcester reported a second oath in April 1128. See William of Malmesbury, Historia Novella, ed. E. King (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998), 3–5; John of Worcester, The Chronicle of John of Worcester, ed.

Robert of Torigny described the near-death experience of Matilda’s second pregnancy. See Elisabeth M. C. , Gesta Normannorum Ducam of William Jumieges, Orderic Vitalis, and Robert of Torigny (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995), 2:246–47. 17. See note 15. 18. Gesta Normannorum Ducam, 2:264–65; Orderic Vitalis; Historia Ecclesiastica, ed. M. Chibnall (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998), 6:455. 19. Chibnall, Empress Matilda, 67. 20. W. de Gray Birch, A Fasciculus of the Charters of Mathildis Empress of the Romans and An Account of her Great Seal (London: Reprint from the Journal of the British Archaeological Association, 1875), 381.

D. Baker (Oxford: Studies in Church History, Subsidia I, 1978), 143–74; and S. Lambert, “Queen or Consort? Rulership and Politics in the Latin East, 1118–1128,” in Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe, ed. A. Duggan (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell, 1997), 153–69. 3. E. Searle, “Women and the Legitimization of Succession of the Norman Conquest,” Anglo-Norman Studies 3, ed. M. Chibnall (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell, 1980), 159–70. 4. For a larger discussion of Matilda’s career as Holy Roman empress, see Chibnall, Empress Matilda, 18–44.

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