Lords and Communities in Early Medieval East Anglia

Lords and Communities in Early Medieval East Anglia

Andrew Wareham


The interval among the past due 10th and past due 12th centuries observed many alterations within the constitution and composition of the ecu and English aristocracy. some of the most vital is the expansion in neighborhood energy bases and patrimonies on the rate of wider estate and kinship ties. during this quantity, the writer makes use of the service provider of aristocracy in East Anglia as a case-study to discover the difficulty as a complete, contemplating the level to which neighborhood households followed nationwide and ecu values, and investigating the position of neighborhood situations within the formula of neighborhood styles and frameworks. The ebook is interdisciplinary in technique, utilizing anthropological, fiscal and prosopographical examine to examine subject matters corresponding to marriage and kinship, social mobility, kinfolk among secular and ecclesiastical lords, ethnic teams, and styles of monetary development among social groupings; there's a specific concentration too on how assorted landscapes - fenland, upland, coastal and concrete - affected the development of aristocratic event. Dr ANDREW WAREHAM is a study affiliate on the Centre for Computing within the Humanities at King's collage London.

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