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dc.contributor.author Weiler, Bjorn
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-03T11:56:46Z
dc.date.available 2008-12-03T11:56:46Z
dc.date.issued 2008-12-03
dc.identifier.citation Weiler , B 2008 , Henry III of England and the Staufen Empire, 1216-1272 . Boydell & Brewer . en
dc.identifier.isbn 0861932803
dc.identifier.other PURE: 96148
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1288
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/1288
dc.description Weiler, Bjorn, Henry III of England and the Staufen Empire, 1216-1272 (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2006), pp.xii+247 en
dc.description.abstract Modern historians have frequently maligned Henry III of England [1216-1272] for his entanglements in European affairs. However, this book moves past orthodox opinion to offer a reappraisal of his activities. Using Henry's dealings with the rulers of the Staufen Empire [Germany, Northern France, Northern Italy and Sicily] as a case study to explore the broader international context within which he acted, the author offers a more varied reading of Henry's 'European adventures'; he shows that far from being an expensive aberration, they reveal the English king as acting within the same parameters and according to the same norms as his peers and contemporaries. Moreover, they provide new insights into the structures and mechanisms, the ideals and institutions which defined the conduct of relations between rulers and realms in the medieval West; medieval politics, it is argued, cannot be understood in isolation from wider movements, ideals and concepts. The book will be of value not only for historians of medieval England, but also for those with a more general interest in the wider political structures of the pre-modern West. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Boydell & Brewer
dc.title Henry III of England and the Staufen Empire, 1216-1272 en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Book en
dc.contributor.institution Department of History & Welsh History en


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