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Author Stringer, K. J. (Keith John)

Title The reign of Stephen : kingship, warfare, and government in twelfth-century England / Keith J. Stringer.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  942.02 STRI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 93 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Series Lancaster pamphlets.
Lancaster pamphlets.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-93) and index.
Contents Chronology of main events -- Map: England, 1142-52 -- 1. The setting. The Anglo-Norman succession of 1135. Interpreting King Stephen's reign. The Anglo-Norman state and the origins of Norman failure, 1106-35 -- 2. King Stephen at war. King Stephen's war leadership. The unwinnable war -- 3. War and the passage of supremacy. King David I and northern England. Empress Matilda, Duke Henry and the English succession -- 4. Royal government in England. King Stephen's government, 1135-40. King Stephen's government, 1141-53. The reassertion of monarchical authority, 1154-7 -- 5. King Stephen and the English Church. King Stephen's ecclesiastical policy. Conflict and stability -- 6. King Stephen and the magnates. The growth of political discontent. Crisis and order -- 7. Conclusion: the anarchy of King Stephen's reign?
Subject Stephen, King of England, 1097?-1154.
Monarchy -- Great Britain -- History -- To 1500.
Great Britain -- History -- Stephen, 1135-1154.
ISBN 0415014158 (acid-free paper)