IBID, John Gillingham,
The Early Middle Ages (1066-1290) 1066 and All That.William I Henry I. Henry II.Law and Justice.
THE CORONATION CHARTER OF HENRY I AND THE CONSTITUTIONS OF CLARENDON1164. Frank Stenton, ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND,
The Anglo-Norman State.
Henry II, the Roman Law and the English legal system.
SET IVTHE CHURCH. THE CRUSADES Origins. The first and later crusades. Decline of themovement.INTELLECTUAL REVIVAL The universities. Revival of Roman law and Aristotelianphilosophy and science. Rise of a secular bureaucracy. Scholasticism. Romanesqueand Gothic art.ECONOMIC REVIVAL: trade, towns and guilds. Economic and politicalconsequences.ENGLAND IN THE I3TH CENTURY. Richard I. King John: loss of Normandy. Relationswith the Church and the barons. Magna Carta: main clauses. Their significance.English government in the Middle Ages: organisation, functions, sources ofrevenue, changes. The evolution of Parliament under Edward I. Laterdevelopment under Edward II & III. Reasons for Parliamentary gains. Lords andCommons; work of Parliament, impeachment.3.RECOMMENDED READINGS:Craig,
MAGNA CARTA (extract)OXFORD HISTORY, Gillingham,
The Early Middle Ages. Richard I. John. Henry III.Echvard I. Wales and the Marches. Scotland. Government. Economy.
DH. Willson, A HISTORY OF ENGLAND,
Edward I and Edward II; Edward III.
THE LATER MIDDLE AGES AND THE BEGINNINGS OF MODERN TIMES (XIV-XV)SET VGeneral characteristics of the later Middle Ages. Comparison with the High MiddleAges.THE I4TH CENTURY CRISIS. Economic and social problems. Decline of the Papacy.The Hundred Years’ War: causes, conflict under Edward III. The Black Death:causes, characteristics, social and economic consequences. The evolution of theEnglish language.THE 15TH CENTURY. The Lancastrian usurpation. Characteristics of the last phaseof the Hundred Years War (Henry V and VI) Bastard feudalism. Causes and results