Charters and Charter Scholarship in Britain and Ireland

  • Marie Therese Flanagan
  • Judith A. Green

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About this book


This book draws together a collection of essays looking at the ways in which charters and charter scholarship in different areas of Britain and Ireland, highlighting comparisons and contrasts in charter production and use. The book shows the crucial importance of charters as sources for understanding the history of royal administration and, more broadly, the perceptions and portrayals of kingly power, as well as developments in written culture.


adoption Britain culture English essay Great Britain history history of literature Ireland knowledge Lighting perception Scotland understanding

Editors and affiliations

  • Marie Therese Flanagan
    • 1
  • Judith A. Green
    • 1
  1. 1.Queen’s UniversityBelfastNorthern Ireland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2005
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-51580-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-52305-0
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