Edward III and the English Peerage: Royal Patronage, Social Mobility, and Political Control in Fourteenth-century England

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Boydell Press, 2004 - History - 232 pages
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A study of Edward III's astute use of patronage to reposition the monarchy after the vicissitudes of his father's reign and his own problematic minority.

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Contents

PART
10
Mechanisms of royal largesse
28
Royal feudal rights
46
Annuities and assignments
78
Routine patronage
93
Contemporary response
113
Distribution of royal favour
138
Kings the parliamentary peerage and royal patronage in
154
Appendix key
163
Escheats expectancies and forfeitures
170
Marriage rights and arrangements
184
Wardships and custodies
192
Annuities
200
Principal geographical interests of new men
206
Index
222
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Page 211 - A Perfect Copy of all Summons of the Nobility to the great Councils and Parliaments of this Realm, from the 49th of King Henry III. until these present Times, SK.

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