Vassals, heiresses, crusaders, and thugs : the gentry of Angevin Yorkshire, 1154-1216 / Hugh M. Thomas

Author(s): Thomas, Hugh M
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Subjects: Gentry--England--Yorkshire--History
Yorkshire (England)--History
Great Britain--History--Angevin period, 1154-1216
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c1993
Series: Middle Ages series
Middle Ages series
LC Classification: D, DA
Physical Description: xiv, 237 p. : map ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction 3
1. Vassals, Tenants-in-Chief, and the Transformation of the Honor 14
2. Violence, Lawlessness, and Law in Gentry Society 59
3. Land and Economic Development Among the Gentry 86
4. Family and Household Among the Gentry 106
5. The Gentry, Piety, and the Church 131
6. Was There a Crisis of the Gentry? 156
7. The Gentry, Royal Government, and Magna Carta 168
Conclusion 193
App. 1. The Mowbray and Percy Honors 197
App. 2. Gentry Families with Property in York 200
App. 3. History and a Miraculous Rise from the Dead 202
App. 4. The Langbargh Charter and Political Dissent 204
Bibliography 207
Index 227
Notes: LCCN: 92042782
ISBN: 0812231597
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 27035167
ISBN/ISSN: 0812231597