1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Previously issued in print: 2017.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
In 'Ceremony and Civility', Barbara Hanawalt shows how London's elected officials and elites in the late Middle Ages used ceremony and ritual to establish their legitimacy and power. In a largely immigrant population, the official appearances helped instruct the newly arrived about the power structure of the city, as did humiliating, public parades of offenders of laws through the streets.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 5, 2017).