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Griffiths, Ralph Alan

Overview
Works: 90 works in 333 publications in 1 language and 10,499 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Registers (Lists)  Sources  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, Composer
Classifications: DA40, 941
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Most widely held works about Ralph Alan Griffiths
 
Most widely held works by Ralph Alan Griffiths
The Oxford illustrated history of the British monarchy by John Cannon( Book )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 2,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to each king and queen from Anglo-Saxon times to the present. Includes 400 photos and color maps
The making of the Tudor dynasty by Ralph A Griffiths( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on both published and manuscript sources from Britain and France, The Making of the Tudor Dynasty provides an authoritative account of the ancestors of the Tudor royal family from their beginnings in North Wales at the start of the 13th century, through royal English and French connections in the 15th century, to Henry Tudor's victory at Bosworth Field in 1485. --from publisher description
The reign of King Henry VI : the exercise of royal authority, 1422-1461 by Ralph A Griffiths( Book )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteenth-century England, 1399-1509 : studies in politics and society by S. B Chrimes( Book )

29 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval Britain : a very short introduction by John Gillingham( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Gillingham and Ralph A. Griffiths' Very Short Introduction to Medieval Britain covers the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in the early Middle Ages, through to England's failure to dominate the British Isles and France in the later Middle Ages. Out of the turbulence came stronger senses of identity in Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. Yet this was an age, too, of growing definition of Englishness and of a distinctive English cultural tradition
The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries by Ralph A Griffiths( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an integrated history of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales in a period of particular turbulence and upheaval. Each chapter compares and contrasts developments in the four countries and focuses on particular themes: society and population, economic life, religion, intellectual life and cultural expression, kingdoms and dominions at peace and at war, and kingship and government. Specially commisioned from six leading historians, these chapters provide lively and authoritative coverage of the main developments of the period. Including maps, a chronology and an introduction and conclusion by Ralph Griffiths to draw together key points, this book presents an innovative account of British and Irish history in the later Middle Ages
Kings and nobles in the later Middle Ages : a tribute to Charles Ross( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conquerors and conquered in medieval Wales by Ralph A Griffiths( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between the last decades of the eleventh century and the mid-sixteenth century the society, culture and government of Wales were fundamentally recast by powerful forces, Norman and English, from the east. These essays, published between 1963 and 1991, examine some of the consequences of this process, which was often violent and stoutly resisted by Welsh communities and their rulers. Gradually, Wales came to terms with its conquerors and the leaders of society, be they Welsh or immigrant in origin, adopted attitudes that had much in common. Despite periodic uprisings, peculiar modes of government and administration evolved in the marches of Wales (which were the first conquests) and the principality of Wales (which Welsh princes lost during the reign of Edward I) that lasted until Henry VIII's time. In particular, the foundation of scores of new towns and chartered boroughs aided the transformation of the country and the evolution of a distinctive Anglo-Welsh society with important links with England and the wider world." "These essays illuminate these and other themes, drawing on evidence - some of it revealed for the first time when the essays were published - that explains the resistance movements against Edward I and Edward II, and the rebellion of Owain Glyndwr against Henry IV. They analyse the gentry class as it emerged in Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Glamorgan, and also the character of a range of towns, from Aberystwyth in the west to Cardiff in the south-east. Underlying all of these historical developments lies the crucially important - and older - link between Wales and the West Country across the Severn divide."--Jacket
Patronage, the crown and the provinces in later medieval England by Ralph A Griffiths( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Principality of Wales in the later Middle Ages: the structure and personnel of government by Ralph A Griffiths( Book )

14 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Rhys ap Thomas and his family : a study in the Wars of the Roses and early Tudor politics by Ralph A Griffiths( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elidir Ddu (fl. 1302-1326) was the son of Elidir ap Rhys of Crug, Wales. He was the father of Philip and grandfather of Nicholas ap Philip ap Syr Elidir Ddu. Nicholas married Sioned, daughter of Gruffydd ap Llwelyn Foethus of Llangathen and became the father of Gruffydd ap Nicholas who became a powerful Welsh nobleman. He was married three times and became the father of eleven children, several of whom also rose to prominence. One of his grandchildren was Sir Rhys ap Thomas (d. 1525) who was important during the Wars of the Roses and then alligned himself with Henry VII, a fellow Welshman
King and country : England and Wales in the fifteenth century by Ralph A Griffiths( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boroughs of mediaeval Wales( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From medieval to modern Wales : historical essays in honour of Kenneth O. Morgan and Ralph A. Griffiths by Kenneth O Morgan( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gwent county history by Miranda J Aldhouse-Green( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The City of Swansea : challenges and change( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The household book (1510-1551) of Sir Edward Don : an Anglo-Welsh knight and his circle by Edward Don( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People, places and perspectives : essays on later medieval & early Tudor England in honour of Ralph A. Griffiths( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrating Ralph Griffiths contribution to the study of the 15th century, this book reflects the diversity of historical approaches. The subject matter ranges from the treasures of Richard II to early-Tudor bar-room gossip, and from the activities of kings and parliaments to Sir John Fastolf, a veteran of the Hundred Years War
'This royal throne of kings, this scept'red isle' : the English realm and nation in the later Middle Ages by Ralph A Griffiths( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clyne Castle, Swansea : a history of the building and its owners by Ralph A Griffiths( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford illustrated history of the British monarchy
Alternative Names
Griffiths, R. A.

Griffiths, R. A. 1937-

Griffiths, R. A. (Ralph Alan)

Griffiths, R. A. (Ralph Alan), 1937-

Griffiths, Ralph.

Griffiths, Ralph 1937-

Griffiths, Ralph A.

Griffiths, Ralph A. 1937-

Griffiths, Ralph A. (Ralph Alan)

Griffiths, Ralph Alan

Griffiths, Ralph Alan 1937-

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The making of the Tudor dynastyThe reign of King Henry VI : the exercise of royal authority, 1422-1461Fifteenth-century England, 1399-1509 : studies in politics and societyMedieval Britain : a very short introductionThe fourteenth and fifteenth centuriesKings and nobles in the later Middle Ages : a tribute to Charles RossConquerors and conquered in medieval WalesKing and country : England and Wales in the fifteenth century