By Björn Weiler, Janet Burton, Phillipp Schofield

The 13th century introduced the British Isles into ever nearer touch with each other, and with medieval Europe as an entire. This foreign measurement kinds a dominant subject of this assortment: it good points essays on England's kinfolk with the papal court docket; the adoption of eu cultural norms in Scotland; Welsh society and crusading; English landholding in eire; and dealings among the kings of britain and Navarre. different papers, on ritual crucifixion, ideas of place of work and ethcis, and the English royal itinerary, exhibit that the 13th century was once additionally a interval of profound political and cultural swap, witnessing the transformation of criminal and fiscal buildings [represented right here by way of case stories of noblewomen and their burial customs; and a chronic inheritance dispute in Laxton]. This quantity testifies to the continued power and [with members from 3 continents and 6 nations] foreign nature of scholarship on medieval Britain; and strikes past the Channel to make a big contribution to the heritage of medieval Europes.

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