Coverart for item
The Resource Royal Bastards : the Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230

Royal Bastards : the Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230

Label
Royal Bastards : the Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230
Title
Royal Bastards
Title remainder
the Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The stigmatization as 'bastards' of children born outside of wedlock is commonly thought to have emerged early in Medieval European history, but Sara McDougall demonstrates that until well into the late twelfth century a child's prospects depended more upon the social status and lineage of both parents than of the legitimacy of their marriage
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDougall, Sara
Dewey number
306.8740940902
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Oxford Studies In Medieval European History
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Illegitimate children
  • Social status
  • Europe
  • Europe
Label
Royal Bastards : the Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover ; Royal Bastards: The Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230; Copyright ; Dedication ; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Genealogical Charts; Introduction; 1: The Language of Illegitimacy in Medieval Europe; The Illegitimate Child; The Ancient Heritage: Nothus, Spurius, and Mamzer; Ancient Language in Medieval Usage; The Isidorean Tradition: The Horror of Mésalliance; The Legal Tradition; Medieval (Latin) for Illegitimate: bastardus and illegitimus; Illegitimate Mothers and Uncertain Parentage; Illegitimate Mothers; Paternity and Maternity; Illegitimate Unions; Conclusion
  • 2: The Carolingian Example: The Sons of Concubines3: Illegitimacy and the Making of Medieval Dynasties c.900-c.1050; An Early Medieval Comparison: The Umayyads; The New Dynasties of the Tenth Century; The Ottonians; The Capetians; Anglo-Saxon Dynastic Succession; Conclusion; 4: Maternal Lineage and Anglo-Norman Succession c.950-c.1150; CONCLUSION; 5: Canon Law, Canonists, and Bastards in the World of Ivo of Chartres; THE ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN OF PHILIP I OF FRANCE; 6: Redefining Marriage and Legitimacy c.1140-1200: Ideas and Practices; Illegitimacy in Canon Law
  • Illegitimacy, The Papacy, and SucesionIllegitimacy in Vernacular Literature; 7: Royal Bastards of the Twelfth Century: The Monk-King of Aragon's Daughter, the Abbess-Countess of Boulogne's Daughter, and Tancred of Lecce; The Monk-King; The Abbes-Countes; The Bastard King of Sicily; 8: Illegitimacy and Legitimation in the Thirteenth Century: Pope Innocent III, King Philip II, and Emperor Frederick II; 9: Scandal in Jerusalem: Royal Succession and Illegitimacy; THE HOUSE OF JERUSALEM AND ILLEGAL MARRIAGES; THE CHILDREN OF ILLEGAL MARRIAGES: ALICE AND PHILIPPA
  • EPILOGUE: THE MOTHER WHO WANTED TO DISINHERIT HER OWN CHILDREN10: Saint Fernando III: The Bastard King of León; Sucesion in Muslim Iberia: Conquerors and Concubines; The Illegitimate Lineages of Iberian Kings? ; Illegal Mariages in Iberia and The Legitimacy of Fernando III ; Conclusion; Select Bibliography; Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Index
Control code
ocn962156559
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (327 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191827631
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)962156559
Label
Royal Bastards : the Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover ; Royal Bastards: The Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230; Copyright ; Dedication ; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Genealogical Charts; Introduction; 1: The Language of Illegitimacy in Medieval Europe; The Illegitimate Child; The Ancient Heritage: Nothus, Spurius, and Mamzer; Ancient Language in Medieval Usage; The Isidorean Tradition: The Horror of Mésalliance; The Legal Tradition; Medieval (Latin) for Illegitimate: bastardus and illegitimus; Illegitimate Mothers and Uncertain Parentage; Illegitimate Mothers; Paternity and Maternity; Illegitimate Unions; Conclusion
  • 2: The Carolingian Example: The Sons of Concubines3: Illegitimacy and the Making of Medieval Dynasties c.900-c.1050; An Early Medieval Comparison: The Umayyads; The New Dynasties of the Tenth Century; The Ottonians; The Capetians; Anglo-Saxon Dynastic Succession; Conclusion; 4: Maternal Lineage and Anglo-Norman Succession c.950-c.1150; CONCLUSION; 5: Canon Law, Canonists, and Bastards in the World of Ivo of Chartres; THE ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN OF PHILIP I OF FRANCE; 6: Redefining Marriage and Legitimacy c.1140-1200: Ideas and Practices; Illegitimacy in Canon Law
  • Illegitimacy, The Papacy, and SucesionIllegitimacy in Vernacular Literature; 7: Royal Bastards of the Twelfth Century: The Monk-King of Aragon's Daughter, the Abbess-Countess of Boulogne's Daughter, and Tancred of Lecce; The Monk-King; The Abbes-Countes; The Bastard King of Sicily; 8: Illegitimacy and Legitimation in the Thirteenth Century: Pope Innocent III, King Philip II, and Emperor Frederick II; 9: Scandal in Jerusalem: Royal Succession and Illegitimacy; THE HOUSE OF JERUSALEM AND ILLEGAL MARRIAGES; THE CHILDREN OF ILLEGAL MARRIAGES: ALICE AND PHILIPPA
  • EPILOGUE: THE MOTHER WHO WANTED TO DISINHERIT HER OWN CHILDREN10: Saint Fernando III: The Bastard King of León; Sucesion in Muslim Iberia: Conquerors and Concubines; The Illegitimate Lineages of Iberian Kings? ; Illegal Mariages in Iberia and The Legitimacy of Fernando III ; Conclusion; Select Bibliography; Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Index
Control code
ocn962156559
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (327 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191827631
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)962156559

Library Locations

    • InternetBorrow it
      Albany, Auckland, 0632, NZ
Processing Feedback ...