Medieval Courts

The Princely Court: Medieval Courts and Culture in North-West Europe, 1270-1380 (repost)

Malcolm Vale, "The Princely Court: Medieval Courts and Culture in North-West Europe, 1270-1380"
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA | ISBN 10: 0198205295 | 2002 | PDF | 442 pages | 10.2 MB
The Princely Court: Medieval Courts and Culture in North-West Europe, 1270-1380

Malcolm Vale, "The Princely Court: Medieval Courts and Culture in North-West Europe, 1270-1380"
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA | ISBN 10: 0198205295 | 2002 | PDF | 442 pages | 10.2 MB
Culture, Power and Personality in Medieval France: John F. Benton by Thomas N. Bisson

Culture, Power and Personality in Medieval France: John F. Benton by Thomas N. Bisson
English | Aug 2, 2003 | ISBN: 1852850302 | 544 Pages | PDF | 22 MB

This collection is a notable example of how the cultural history of the middle ages can be written in terms that satisfy both the historian and the literary scholar. John Benton's knowledge of the personnel, structure and finance of medieval courts complemented his understanding of the literature they produced.

Italian Renaissance Courts : Art, Pleasure and Power  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Dec. 3, 2016
Italian Renaissance Courts : Art, Pleasure and Power

Italian Renaissance Courts : Art, Pleasure and Power
by Alison Cole
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1780677405 | 257 Pages | True PDF | 13 MB

In this authoritative study, Alison Cole explores the distinctive uses of art at the five great secular courts of Naples, Urbino, Ferrara, Mantua, and Milan.

Katie Stevenson, "The Herald in Late Medieval Europe"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at May 19, 2016
Katie Stevenson, "The Herald in Late Medieval Europe"

Katie Stevenson, "The Herald in Late Medieval Europe"
Publisher: Boydell | 2009 | ISBN: 1843834820 | English | PDF | 224 pages | 6.9 Mb

The officers of arms (kings of arms, heralds and pursuivants) have often been overlooked by scholars of late medieval elite society. Yet as officers of the crown, ducal courts or noble families, they played important parts in a number of areas. They were crucial to foreign and domestic relations, and chivalric culture; and, of course, they were to become the powerbrokers of heraldic symbols and genealogy. …
Marriage Litigation in Medieval England (Cambridge Studies in English Legal History) by R. H. Helmholz

Marriage Litigation in Medieval England (Cambridge Studies in English Legal History) by R. H. Helmholz
English | Mar 28, 1975 | ISBN: 0521204119, 0521035627 | 256 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

This book tells one part of the long history of the institution of marriage. Questions concerning the formation and annulment of marriage came under the exclusive jurisdiction of the church courts during the Middle Ages.
The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Romance (Cambridge Companions to Literature) by Roberta L. Krueger

The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Romance (Cambridge Companions to Literature) by Roberta L. Krueger
English | June 26, 2000 | ISBN: 0521553423, 0521556872 | 306 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

This Companion presents fifteen original and engaging essays by leading scholars on one of the most influential genres of Western literature. Essays on the origins of romance in French and English courts are complemented by articles that trace the transmission and evolution of these stories throughout Europe.
The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts by James A. Brundage

The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts by James A. Brundage
English | May 15, 2008 | ISBN: 0226077594 | 626 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

In the aftermath of sixth-century barbarian invasions, the legal profession that had grown and flourished during the Roman Empire vanished. Nonetheless, professional lawyers suddenly reappeared in Western Europe seven hundred years later during the 1230s when church councils and public authorities began to impose a body of ethical obligations on those who practiced law.
Gender and Petty Crime in Late Medieval England: The Local Courts in Kent, 1460-1560 (Gender in the Middle Ages) by Karen Jones

Gender and Petty Crime in Late Medieval England: The Local Courts in Kent, 1460-1560 (Gender in the Middle Ages) by Karen Jones
English | July 20, 2006 | ISBN: 184383216X | 253 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Winner of the Women's History Network Book Prize, 2007 A large proportion of late medieval people were accused of some kind of misdemeanour in borough, manorial or ecclesiastical courts at some stage in their lives.

Medieval Gaelic Sources (Research Guide Series)  

Posted by TimMa at June 23, 2011
Medieval Gaelic Sources (Research Guide Series)

Medieval Gaelic Sources (Research Guide Series)
Publisher: Four Courts Press | 2009 | ISBN: 1846821371 | English | PDF | 131 pages | 5.91 Mb

This short book is intended to serve as a practical guide to Gaelic language sources (as opposed to administrative or ecclesiastical records in Latin, French or English) for the history of these communities in the high Middle Ages, laying emphasis on published texts for which English translations are available.