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Bates, David 1945-

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England and Normandy in the Middle Ages by David Bates( )

11 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The histories of England and of Normandy in the middle ages were inextricably linked. England and Normandy in the Middle Ages provides a synoptic view by leading scholars of not only political and military but also of ecclesiastical and cultural links. Taken together these essays provide an up-to-date scholarly account of relations between England and its immediate neighbour
William the Conqueror by David Bates( Book )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in English and Polish and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this addition to the Yale English Monarchs series, David Bates combines biography and a multidisciplinary approach to examine the life of a major figure in British and European history. Using a framework derived from studies of early medieval kingship, he assesses each phase of William's life to establish why so many trusted William to invade England in 1066 and the consequences of this on the history of the so-called Norman Conquest after the Battle of Hastings and for generations to come. A leading historian of the period, Bates is notable for having worked extensively in the archives of northern France and discovered many eleventh- and twelfth-century charters largely unnoticed by English-language scholars. Taking an innovative approach, he argues for a move away from old perceptions and controversies associated with William's life and the Norman Conquest
Normandy before 1066 by David Bates( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing medieval biography, 750-1250 : essays in honour of Professor Frank Barlow by David Bates( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Biography is one of the oldest, most popular and most tenacious of literary forms. Perhaps the best attested narrative form of the Middle Ages, it continues to draw modern historians of the medieval period to its peculiar challenge to explicate the general through the particular: the biographer's decisions to impose or to resist the imposition of order on biographical remnants raise issues which go to the heart of historical method. This collection, compiled in honour of a distinguished modern exponent of the art of biography, contains sixteen essays by leading scholars which examine the limits and possibilities of the genre for the period between 750AD and 1250AD. Ranging from pivotal figures such as Charlemagne, William the Conqueror and St Bernard, to the anonymous female skeleton in an Anglo-Saxon grave, from kings and queens to clerks and saints, and from individual to the collective biographies, this collection investigates both medieval biographical writings, and the issues surrounding the writing of medieval lives"--Editor
A bibliography of Domesday book by David Bates( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day Carl Sandburg died( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration into the life and work of the iconic American, Carl Sandburg. From an impoverished youth on the prairie of Illinois to the halls of Congress and international notoriety, it was a tale of perseverance and success. During his lifetime he was revered, becoming one of the most successful writers of the 20th century, but when he died in 1967, his legacy suffered an unusual and inexplicably fast decline. His work was disparaged and his remarkable life all but forgotten
The Normans and empire : the Ford Lectures delivered in the University of Oxford during Hilary Term 2010 by David Bates( )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 2010, David Bates presented the Ford Lectures in British History at the University of Oxford. [This] is the book that was born from these lectures. It offers a new interpretative framework for the analysis of the cross-Channel polity created by William the Conqueror in 1066 until its end in 1204, when the Duchy of Normandy was conquered by the French king, Philip Augustus. ..."--Back cover
Anglo-Norman studies XXXIV : proceedings of the Battle Conference 2011 by Battle Conference on Anglo-Norman Studies( )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman history is covered by chapters on the detailed account of Pope Alexander III's deeds as abbot of Mont Saint-Michel that Robert of Torigni added to the monastic cartulary, on religious life in Rouen in the late 11th century, and on ducal involvement in dispute settlement
Regesta regum Anglo-Normannorum : the Acta of William I, 1066-1087 by England( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Latin and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2012 by Battle Conference on Anglo-Norman Studies( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2013 by Battle Conference on Anglo-Norman Studies( )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conflict and coexistence : nationalism and democracy in modern Europe : essays in honour of Harry Hearder( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Normandy and its neighbours, 900-1250 : essays for David Bates( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most important aspects of David Bates's career has been his readiness to engage with the world of modern French scholarship. This collection - offered in recognition of his contribution - acknowledges the many strands of his scholarship
East Anglia and its North Sea world in the Middle Ages by Robert Liddiard( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"East Anglia was a distinctive English region during the Middle Ages, but it was one that owed much of its character and identity to its place in a much wider "North Sea World" that stretched from the English Channel to Iceland, the Baltic and beyond. Relations between East Anglia and its maritime neighbours have for the most part been peaceful, involving migration and commercial, artistic, architectural and religious exchanges, but have also at times been characterised by violence and contestation. All these elements have played a significant role in processes of historical change that have shaped the history both of East Anglia and its North Sea world. This collection of essays discusses East Anglia in the context of this maritime framework and explores the extent to which there was a distinctive community bound together by the shared frontier of the North Sea during the Middle Ages"--Back cover
Domesday book through nine centuries by Elizabeth M Hallam( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Domesday Book is the record of the great survey of England completed in 1086, executed for William I of England (aka William the Conqueror). One of the main purposes of the survey was to determine who held what and what taxes had been liable under Edward the Confessor; the judgment of the Domesday assessors was final -- whatever the book said about who held the material wealth or what it was worth, was the law, and there was no appeal. It was written in Latin, although there were some vernacular words inserted for native terms with no previous Latin equivalent, and the text was highly abbreviated. Certain scholars on common law property rights regard the Domesday Book as the first written account of "who owns what" in the history of common law. Thus, this book might represent the birth of the modern concept of property rights in The West. This book challenges the orthodox views of William I's great census of 1086, to give an intriguing story of the origins of England's greatest historical record, as well as new insights into its contents
Normannia monastica by Véronique Gazeau( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Normandie vers l'an mil : études et documents( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

911-2011 : Penser les mondes normands médiévaux( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

911-2011, penser les mondes normands médiévaux : actes du colloque international de Caen et Cerisy (29 septembre-2 octobre 2011)( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Issu d'un colloque international tenu à l'occasion du onzième centenaire du traité de Saint-Clair-sur-Epte, ce volume s'intéresse aux débuts du duché de Normandie et aux différents aspects de l'expansion ou de la présence des Normands dans les îles Britanniques et en Méditerranée. Il expose les interprétations données aux conquêtes, explore la formation de réseaux et la construction d'espaces, ainsi que les notions de diaspora et d'identité "normandes". La pertinence de l'expression "monde(s) normand(s)" est discutée en soulignant son caractère à la fois singulier et pluriel, sa dimension européenne, sa valeur heuristique, capable de se dégager d'historiographies trop étroitement nationales et de remettre en question certains modèles explicatifs."--Back cover
 
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England and Normandy in the Middle Ages
Alternative Names
Bates, Davis

David Bates Brits historicus

David Bates historiador británico

David Bates historien britannique

David Bates (historiker)

Дэвид Бейтс

Languages
English (163)

French (23)

Latin (3)

Polish (2)

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William the ConquerorWriting medieval biography, 750-1250 : essays in honour of Professor Frank BarlowRegesta regum Anglo-Normannorum : the Acta of William I, 1066-1087Conflict and coexistence : nationalism and democracy in modern Europe : essays in honour of Harry HearderDomesday book through nine centuriesNormannia monastica