A Lancastrian Mirror for Princes: The Yale Law School New Statutes of England

A Lancastrian Mirror for Princes: The Yale Law School New Statutes of England

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This seminal study addresses one of the most beautifully decorated 15th-century copies of the New Statutes of England, uncovering how the manuscript's unique interweaving of legal, religious, and literary discourses frames the reader's perception of the work. Taking internal and external evidence into account, Rosemarie McGerr suggests that the manuscript was made for Prince Edward of Lancaster, transforming a legal reference work into a book of instruction in kingship,… (more)

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Publisher: Indiana University Press (June 08, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 232 pages

File size: 17.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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