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Jennifer Ward

. Evidence that Cecily duchess of York accompanied her husband to Normandy when he was reappointed king’s lieutenant there [From Annales Rerum Anglicarum of William of Worcester , in J. Stevenson, ed., Letters and Papers Illustrative of the Wars of the English in France during the Reign of Henry VI King of England , 2 vols, Rolls Series, London, 1861–64, II, part 2, p. 763; in

in Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, 1066-1500
Selected documents
Graham A. Loud

be given to his request. For we have decreed and ordered to be observed in perpetuity that the aforesaid honourable and distinguished men and their heirs shall do liege homage and liege fealty to us and to our heirs, against all men and women; they shall receive safely and securely in their castella and fortresses us, our heirs, people and money; they shall make war against all our enemies, if it shall be required of

in Roger II and the creation of the Kingdom of Sicily
Graham A. Loud

the laws of war. 17 They then went on to Sutri where they deposed the bishop as a supporter of Peter Leone, and they substituted in his place his chaplain, Abbot John of Fulda [? Vuldensis ]. The duke then marched through Roman territory and into the Campania where he laid siege to Montecassino and forced it to surrender. He then marched on to Capua. But when he decided to lay siege to it, its prince

in Roger II and the creation of the Kingdom of Sicily
Andrew Rabin

particular circumstances surrounding the 1009 edict have been replaced with a more general reference to any ‘great misfortune befall[ing] the realm because of the people’s deeds – war or hunger, fire or bloodshed, crop failure or bad weather, the death of men or cattle from a sudden plague’. Together with the Latin and Old English texts of VII Æthelred, it thus provides a useful

in The political writings of Archbishop Wulfstan of York
David Jones

widow killed seven years ago in Desmon in Carrigtohill, 131 near Cork, where, as far as my abilities allowed, I was discharging my duties as lector . 132 Now, during the war which was then raging in Wales, 133 the woman fled from the lands of the elder Lord David de Barry in Wales, where she had been living until then, to the same lord in Ireland. She received a burgage from the lord in

in Friars’ Tales
T. J. H. McCarthy

them, for they were afflicted with want. Thus for a short while the Saxons instituted a most joyful peace in their own areas, although elsewhere war raged as usual. Encouraged by letters and legations from the pope, they canonically elected shepherds to vacant bishoprics. With the help of the bishop of Mainz who was there at that time avoiding the king’s wrath, these were consecrated fittingly and in

in Chronicles of the Investiture Contest
Diana Webb

go to that church because of the hazards of the wars which were afflicting the Lucchese and the Pisans; there was a lot of brigandage in those parts, and people going there were sometimes killed. But the handmaid of God, fixed in the fervour of her spirit, would not for that reason miss going there with the utmost devotion, bearing in her hands a taper to burn in honour of the blessed Magdalen. Travelling alone and

in Saints and cities in medieval Italy
Jousts, shooting fraternities and Chambers of rhetoric
Andrew Brown
Graeme Small

Jaquemin Farel, paid out by him at Bruges on a house where the count armed up the day he went to try out a war horse outside the town to joust on the following Sunday; 112s to Pietre Daneman, cooper in Bruges, for a dozen thick lances and three dozen smaller ones, delivered by him to the count when he jousted at the jousts of the Forester at Bruges, with four

in Court and civic society in the Burgundian Low Countries c.1420–1530
Andrew Brown
Graeme Small

chapel; but after four years and further tribulation, not helped by wars in Flanders, the chapel was consecrated by the bishop. After a time the mood within the town council in Brussels was that the site would be suitable for a religious order, perhaps the Observant friars minor, or that of St William, or a nunnery of St Bridget. The petition of one Brigittine to assign the

in Court and civic society in the Burgundian Low Countries c.1420–1530
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Alison I. Beach
Shannon M.T. Li
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Samuel S. Sutherland

of war to such a degree that because he was strong and very swift among men and distinguished in all military activity, Liutold was selected by King Henry IV to be among the twelve men whom he always kept with him as supporters and accomplices of his wicked deeds. Because of this, Liutold earned a privilege of liberty from this same king, both for himself and for all of his posterity. 3.4. In the early flower of youth, Theodoric indulged in enticements of the flesh to his heart’s desire. But when he was more mature, he restrained his spirit from this inclination

in Monastic experience in twelfth-century Germany