Kings and Bishops in Medieval England, 1066-1216

Kings and Bishops in Medieval England, 1066-1216

By: Roger Wickson (author)Paperback

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This introductory text, the first of its kind, explores the central relationship between the kings of England and their bishops, from the Norman Conquest to the Magna Carta. Wickson provides an approachable overview of the scholarship on this key subject, making this an ideal starting-point for anyone who is studying high medieval England.

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Roger Wickson was formerly Headmaster of The King's School, Chester, UK and taught medieval history to A-Level students for many years. He has recently retired from teaching Continuing Education classes at Keele University, UK.


Preface Abbreviations Introduction 1. The Norman Conquest and the Church in England 2. The Sons of the Conquerer and their Bishops 3. The Struggle for the Primacy 4. Mitred Civil Servants: The Rise and Fall of the Salisbury Dynasty 5. King Stephen and his Bishops 6. The Becket Conflict in Perspective 7. England Without a King 8. Stephen Langton, the Bishops and Magna Carta Epilogue Further Reading

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  • publication date: 11/09/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137431165
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781137431165
  • weight: 374
  • ISBN10: 1137431164

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