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Gillingham, John

Overview
Works: 48 works in 383 publications in 6 languages and 13,649 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Military history  Maps  Reference works  Conference papers and proceedings  Constitution  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: DA207, B
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Most widely held works by John Gillingham
1215 : the year of Magna Carta by Danny Danziger( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of everyday life in thirteenth-century Britain chronicles the people and events leading up to the signing of the Magna Carta at Runnymede in June 1215
Richard the Lionheart by John Gillingham( Book )

35 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard I (8 September 1157 ? 6 April 1199) was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death. He also ruled as Duke of Normandy (as Richard IV), Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Count of Nantes, and Overlord of Brittany at various times during the same period. He was known as Richard Cœur de Lion, or Richard the Lionheart, even before his accession, because of his reputation as a great military leader and warrior. The Saracens called him Melek-Ric or Malek al-Inkitar ? King of England."--Wikipedia
Historical atlas of Britain by Malcolm E Falkus( )

31 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wars of the Roses : peace and conflict in fifteenth-century England by John Gillingham( Book )

30 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The War of the Roses have traditionally been seen as the last dying convulsion of the Middle Ages, a marker between the medieval and the modern, and above all as a period of violence, horror and civil disorder. John Gillingham's new book shows that this is a spurious view of the period. His authoritative analysis of fifteenth-century warfare proves that the actual battles of the wars invovled far fewer men than has been assumed, and that, apart from the Northumbria and the Scottish border, England was a society organized for peace. The arts of peace flourished in the fifteenth century, which saw the beginning of printing in England, the rise of literacy and growing interest in vernacular architecture. The wars which sporadically interrupted that peace were fought in a manner calculated to bring them to a swift conclusion. The author shatters the Shakespearian myth of perpetual bloody conflict and shows that the wars had remarkably little effect on the social and religious life of the country or on the structure of politics. -- from dust cover
Richard I by John Gillingham( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unique among the kings of England, Richard I played a leading role in the great events of world history - in his case the struggle for control of the Middle East by two great religions, Islam and Christianity. No other monarch took on a challenge remotely comparable with that of the Third Crusade: taking a fleet and army to the eastern end of the Mediterranean and facing down an adversary as formidable as the great Saladin." "Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century historians such as Hume, Gibbon and Stubbs criticized Richard for his neglect of domestic government and policy, and cast him as a careless ruler and bad husband." "Harnessing the latest sources and interpretations, John Gillingham provides a new assessment of Richard I, looking at what matters in history as well as what matters in legend."--Jacket
The Angevin empire by John Gillingham( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: At its greatest extent, the Angevin Empire stretched from the Scottish border to the Pyrenees. For fifty years it was the dominant political entity and 'English' and 'French' history were inextricably woven together. This study looks at how these disparate territories came together, how they were ruled, and whether they truly constituted an empire. The new edition of this groundbreaking work has been thoroughly revised and carries two new chapters
War and government in the Middle Ages : essays in honour of J.O. Prestwich( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 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 Middle Ages by John Gillingham( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and times of Richard I by John Gillingham( Book )

12 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enduring image of Richard Coeur-de-Lion is of the warrior king, the crusading knight, the prince of troubadours...Yet this image presents only one aspect of Richard's character. For he was not only a chivalrous knight, but also a cautious general, planning the details of his strategy and siege warfare with infinite care
Richard III : a medieval kingship( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English in the twelfth century : imperialism, national identity, and political values by John Gillingham( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kingdom of Germany in the High Middle Ages (900-1200) by John Gillingham( Book )

11 editions published in 1971 in English and German and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cromwell : portrait of a soldier by John Gillingham( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of Gerald of Wales by Giraldus( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The autobiography of Gerald of Wales, translated from the Latin, offers a compelling picture of medieval life"--Provided by publisher
Europe after the 'no' votes : mapping a new economic path by Patrick A Messerlin( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2004 by 2004, Battle) Battle Conference on Anglo-Norman Studies (27( Book )

11 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains the usual wide range of topics, and offers some unusual and provocative perspectives, including an examination of what the evidence of zooarchaeology can reveal about the Conquest. The other subjects discussed are the battle of Alençon; the impact of rebellion on Little Domesday; Lawrence of Durham; Thomas Becket; Peter of Blois; Anglo-French peace conferences; episcopal elections and the loss of Normandy; Norman identity in southern Italian chronicles; and the Normans on crusade. The contributors, from Germany, France and Denmark as well as Britain, and the United States, are RICHARD BARTON, NAOMI SYKES, LUCY MARTEN, MIA MüNSTER-SWENDSEN, JOHN D. COTTS, J.E.M. BENHAM, JöRG PELTZER, JULIE BARRAU, EMILY ALBU, EWAN JOHNSON, G. A. LOUD, HANNA VOLLRATH
Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2002 by 2002, Glasgow> Battle Conference on Anglo-Norman Studies. <25( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle Conference celebrated its quarter-centenary in 2002 in Glasgow, and this volume, while ranging from Norman Sicily to Scandinavia, has a particular focus on Scottish themes. There are six papers on aspects of Scottish history from the eleventh to the early thirteenth century: on kings and their followers, on the building of burghs, and on the border abbey churches
Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2001 by Battle Conference( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-Norman studies XXV : by John Gillingham( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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1215 : the year of Magna Carta
Alternative Names
Bennett Gillingham, John 1940-

Gillingham, J. B.

Gillingham, J.B. 1940-

Gillingham, J. B. (John Bennett)

Gillingham, John 1940-

Gillingham, John Bennett.

Gillingham, John Bennett 1940-

John Gillingham British historian

John Gillingham historiador británico

John Gillingham historien britannique

ギリンガム, ジョン

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Richard the LionheartThe Wars of the Roses : peace and conflict in fifteenth-century EnglandRichard IThe Angevin empireWar and government in the Middle Ages : essays in honour of J.O. PrestwichMedieval Britain : a very short introductionThe Middle AgesThe English in the twelfth century : imperialism, national identity, and political values