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Peacemaking in the Middle Ages


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Part I: Meeting places
1 Meetings between equals
2 Meetings between superior and inferior
Part II: The ‘rituals’ of peacemaking
3 Gift exchanges and banquets: the symbolism of largesse
4 Homage, fealty and gestures of submission
Part III: The envoys
5 The envoys and negotiators of peace
Part IV: Guaranteeing the peace
6 Oaths
7 Hostages and sureties
Part V: Peacemaking and the written word
8 Treaties, terminology and the written word

About the Author

J. E. M. Benham is Lecturer in Medieval History at Cardiff University


'an important, stimulating, and welcome contribution to the field.'
Rory Cox, English Historical Review, CXXVIII. 532 (June. 2013)

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