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Medieval petitions : grace and grievance

Medieval petitions : grace and grievance

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Anthony Musson, W. M. Ormrod, Gwilym Dodd
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Woodbridge : York Medieval Press, 2009
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
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X, 254 pages ; 25 cm

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: York Medieval Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by W. Mark Ormrod, Gwilym Dodd and Anthony Musson.
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 2009
  • Last edition Date: 2009
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD4119
  • Dewey Code: 349.420902
  • ISBN: 9781903153253 1903153255
  • OCLC: 271774890

Main Contents

Introduction: Medieval petitions in context / W. Mark Ormrod
Parliamentary petitions? : the origins and provenance of the “ancient petitions” (SC 8) in the National Archives / Gwilym Dodd
Petitioning in the ancient world / Serena Connolly
Petitioning between England and Avignon in the first half of the fourteenth century / Barbar Bombi
Petitions to the pope in the fourteenth century / Patrick Zutshi
Understanding early petitions : an analysis of the content of petitions to Parliament in the reign of Edward I / Paul Brand
Petitions from Gascony : testimonies of a special relationship / Guilhem Pe?pin
Murmur, clamour and noise : voicing complaint and remedy in petitions to the English Crown, c. 1300-c. 1460 / W. Mark Ormrod
Queenship, lordship and petitioning in late medieval England / Anthony Musson
Taking your chances : petitioning in the last years of Edward II and the first years of Edward III / Simon J. Harris
Words and realities : the language and dating of petitions, 1326-7 / Shelagh A. Sneddon
A petition from the prisoners in Nottingham Gaol, c. 1330 / David Crook
Thomas Paunfield, the “heye court of rightwisenesse” and the language of petitioning in the fifteenth century / Gwilym Dodd.

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