The Welsh princes : the native rulers of Wales 1063-1283 / Roger Turvey.
- London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
- Medieval world.
1 online resource (248 p.)
- Wales -- History -- 1063-1284.
Wales -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
- Electronic books.
- The Welsh princes were one of the most important ruling elites in medieval western Europe. This volume examines their behaviour, influence and power in a period when the Welsh were struggling to maintain their independence and identity in the face of Anglo-Norman settlement. From the mid-eleventh century to the end of the thirteenth, Wales was profoundly transformed by conquest and foreign 'colonial' settlement. Massive changes took place in the political, economic, social and religious spheres and Welsh culture was significantly affected. Roger Turvey looks at this transformation, its impact
- Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editor's Preface; Preface; Abbreviations; Genealogical Tables and Maps; Introduction: Outlines and Sources; chapter one Family, Descent and Inheritance: The Princes and Their Principalities; chapter two Conflict or Coexistence: Marchia Wallie and Pura Wallia; chapter three Challenge and Response: English Kings and Welsh Princes; chapter four The Governance of Native Wales: The Princes as Rulers; chapter five Conquest and Consolidation: The Princes as Warriors; chapter six Culture and Religion: The Princes as Patrons
chapter seven Conclusion: The Princes After ConquestGeneral Bibliography; Index
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
"First published 2002 by Pearson Education Limited"--T.p. verso.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.4324/9781315840802 doi
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