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The Persecution of the Palmesel

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...The Fate of individual palmesels during the Protestant Reformation depended as much on local politics as on general location. The distance from Schwäbisch Hall to Biberach, passing through Schwäbisch Gmünd, is less than a hundred miles...

The archaeology of early medieval service settlements in Eastern Europe

Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages : A Cultural History

I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, 2009

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...‘Service settlement’ is a favourite phrase of several Polish and Czech medievalists, who use it commonly to refer to villages of specialised workers (peasants or craftsmen) serving the exclusive needs of neighbouring fortresses or manor...

Charles I of Anjou (1301–1342)

Pál Engel

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The late Pál Engel (1938-2001) was head of the Medieval Department at the Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tamás Pálosfalvi

Tamás Pálosfalvi

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Andrew Ayton

Andrew Ayton is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Hull. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Realm of St Stephen : A History of Medieval Hungary, 895-1526

I.B.Tauris, 2001

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...The two centuries that followed the extinction of the Árpádians have long been referred to as the age of the ‘kings of various dynasties’. The period was shaped by four outstanding rulers, and the significance of each has been fully...

Structure

MJ Toswell

M. J. Toswell is Professor of English at the University of Western Ontario. A lifelong addict of governance, serving many roles both in the academic field and outside it, she currently serves on both Senate and the Board of Governors at Western. She publishes on Old English, manuscript codicology, and medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Today’s Medieval University

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...A student wakes up groggily, rolls out of bed, grabs some food, and rushes to a required lecture. It’s been at the same hour since time immemorial, and attendance is mandatory. The lecturer is pretty well-known and highly regarded, unlike...

King Matthias Corvinus (1458–1490)

Pál Engel

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The late Pál Engel (1938-2001) was head of the Medieval Department at the Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tamás Pálosfalvi

Tamás Pálosfalvi

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Andrew Ayton

Andrew Ayton is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Hull. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Realm of St Stephen : A History of Medieval Hungary, 895-1526

I.B.Tauris, 2001

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...The death of Ladislaus V left the thrones of Bohemia and Hungary vacant. There were two legitimate heirs: Casimir IV, king of Poland, and William, duke of Saxony, both of whom were brothers-in-law of the late ruler. But the duke laid...

The King’s Immature Body

Karolina Mroziewicz

Karolina Mroziewicz is a postdoctoral fellow at the Jagiellonian University, in the Institute of History of Art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Premodern Rulership and Contemporary Political Power : The King’s Body Never Dies

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...Coronations were acts that sacralised royal power; they acknowledged the king’s political, sacerdotal, military and juridical prerogatives which could, in effect, only be exercised by a mature individual. In these ceremonies the natural...