The Royal Household and the King’s Affinity: Service, Politics and Finance in England 1360-1413 :: Chris Given-Wilson soon to be presented for sale on the top-quality BookLovers of Bath web site!
New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1986, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Tables; Appendices (7);
From the cover: In a period of intensely personal kingship, the royal court and household formed the political hub of the kingdom. To it came those administrators, soldiers, and courtiers who wished to make their way in the kings service. From it emanated the orders through which the kings of England organised their finances, recruited their armies, and governed their country.
This is the first major text specifically to discuss the royal household in late medieval England since the…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. A little faded at the spine and onto the margins of the panels of the dust wrapper.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (viii) 327 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9¼” x 6¼”.
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