Papers from the sixth Strawberry Hill Conference, 1994
S.D. CHURCH is Professor of Medieval History at the University of East Anglia. Ad Putter is Professor of Medieval English at the University of Bristol, UK, co-director of Bristol's Centre for Medieval Studies, and Fellow of the British Academy. He is the author and editor of numerous books, with a particular interest in Medieval Romance texts and the works of the Gawain poet. He is currently leading a research project on the literary heritage of Anglo-Dutch relations. RICHARD BARBER has had a huge influence on the study of medieval history and literature, as both a writer and a publisher. His first book on the Arthurian legend appeared in 1961, and his major works include The Knight and Chivalry (winner of the Somerset Maugham Award in 1971), Edward Prince of Wales and Aquitaine, The Penguin Guide to Medieval Europe and The Holy Grail: the History of a Legend which was widely praised and was translated into six languages.
`The Medieval Warhorse Reconsidered'. - `Geoffroi de Charny's `Livre de Chevalerie' and the Knights of the Round Table - Sylvia Huot (Editor) When is a knight not a knight? - Richard Barber The medieval warhorse reconsidered - Matthew Bennett Classic kighthood as nobiliary dignity: the knighting of counts and kings' sons in England, 1066-1272 - Jonathan Boulton Abelard: knight (Miles), courtier (Palatinus) and man of war (Vir Bellator)'. - Michael Clanchy Battlements and the bourgeoisie: municipal status and the apparatus of urban defence in later-medieval England'. - Charles Coulson Languages, lyrics and the knightly classes - Ruth Harvey Geoffroi de Charny's Livre de Chevalerie and the knights of the round table - Elspeth M Kennedy *** Knights and clerics at the court of champagne: Chretien de Troyes's romances in context - Ad Putter