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The Ideals and Practice of Medieval Knighthood I: Papers from the First and Second Strawberry Hill Conferences

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The Strawberry Hill conferences on medieval knighthood, from which these volumes spring, aim to bring together historians and literary scholars whose interests focus on medieval chivalry, to bridge the gulf between the two areas of specialisation and explore matters of common interest. Eight papers cover a wide area, both territorially and chronologically, but common theme ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published May 25th 1986 by Boydell Press (first published April 24th 1986)
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Merrie Haskell
Jun 08, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This book has some great things for the historical fiction writer (and I'm sure other people, too). The time spans discussed are broad, with papers on the early, central and late Middle Ages. My focus of research at this time is 1133 Germany, so it was really helpful.

Chapters of particular interest to my time period and in general:

"The Status of the Squire: the Northern Evidence"
"The Game of Chess: An Aspect of Medieval Knightly Culture" (absolutely non-essential for my research today, but utte
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