The Knights of the Crown: The Monarchical Orders of Knighthood in Later Medieval Europe 1325-1520
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BeschreibungOrders of lay knights were founded between 1325 and 1470 in almost every kingdom of Western Christendom, and played an important part in the life of the court. This book defines the 'monarchical' orders as those with corporate statutes which attached the presidential office to the crown of the princely founder, or made it hereditary in his house.
InhaltsverzeichnisThe Fraternal Society of Knighthood of St George - Hungary 1325/6-c1395?; the Order of the Band - Castile-Leon 1330-1474?; the Society of St George or Order of the Garter - England 1344/9-present; the Company of Our Lady of the Noble House commonly called the Company of the Star - France 1344/52-1364/80?; the Company of the Holy Spirit of Right Desire commonly called the Company of the Knot - mainland Sicily (Naples) 1352/3--1362?; the Order of the Sword - Cyprus 1347/59-1489?; the Order of the Collar from 1518 called the Order of the Annunciation of Our Lady - Savoy, 1364?-present; French princely orders founded before 1430; the Enterprise of the Knights of St George - Aragon, 1371/9-1410?; the Order of the Ship - mainland Sicily (Naples) 1381-1386?; monarchical and quasi-monarchical orders founded in Spain and Europe c1380-1433; the Order of the Golden Fleece - Burgundy and the netherlands 1430/1-present; the Order of the Ermine - mainland Sicily (Naples) 1465-1494/1501; the Order of St Michael the Archangel - France 1469-1790; epilogue - developments from 1469 to 1525; conclusion - the monarchical orders of knighthood.
PressestimmenA significant contribution to the history of the political life and culture of the later medieval aristocracy. MAURICE KEENAt long last there is a scholarly comprehensive survey of the late medieval monarchical orders of knighthood. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BOYDELL & BREWER INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2000
Seitenanzahl: 680 Seiten