A multi-disciplinary approach to two of the most important legal institutions of the Middle Ages.
"This volume of papers arises from a two-day symposium entitled 'Heraldry and piracy in an age of chivalry : the jurisdiction of the constable and marshal(s) and the admiralty in later medieval England and France' which was held in Exeter's Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Gallery on 4-5 June 2015."--Page xi.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / Anthony Musson and Nigel Ramsay 1. Heralds and the court of chivalry: from collective memory to formal institutions / Richard Barber 2. French armorial disputes and controls / Laurent Hablot 3. Art, objects and ideas in the records of the Medieval court of chivalry / Julian Luxford 4. Sir Robert Grosvenor and the Scrope-Grosvenor controversy / Philip Morgan 5. From Brittany to the Black Sea: Nicholas Sabraham and English military experience in the fourteenth century / Andrew Ayton 6. 'Armed and redy to come to the felde': arming for the judicial duel in fifteenth-century England / Ralph Moffat 7. The jurisdiction of the constable and marshals of France in the later Middle Ages / Bertrand Schnerb 8. The origins and jurisdiction of the English court of admiralty in the fourteenth century / Thomas K. Heebøll-Holm 9. The Consulate of the Sea and its fortunes in late Medieval Mediterranean countries / Lorenzo Tanzini 10. The admiralty and constableship of England in the later fifteenth century: the operation and development of these offices, 1462-85, under Richard, Duke of Gloucester and King of England / Anne F. Sutton 11. Some dubious beliefs about Medieval prize law / John Ford.