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Kings, Lords and Jenny Wormald

Steve Boardman and Julian Goodare

in Kings, Lords and Men in Scotland and Britain, 1300–1625

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print July 2014 | ISBN: 9780748691500
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9781474400848 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691500.003.0001
Kings, Lords and Jenny Wormald

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This chapter introduces the book as a whole, and, in particular, the work of Jenny Wormald on kingship and lordship, to which the chapters pay tribute. Particular attention is paid to models of change over time and to the relevance of concepts like ‘late medieval’ and ‘early modern’. Other relevant organising concepts that are discussed include ‘bastard feudalism’, ‘new monarchy’, ‘Renaissance monarchy’ and ‘revolution in government’.

Keywords: kingship; lordship; late medieval; early modern; Renaissance

Chapter.  7606 words. 

Subjects: Regional and Area Studies

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