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Author Matthews, David, 1963-

Title Writing to the king : nation, kingship, and literature in England, 1250-1350 / David Matthews
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 221 pages)
Series Cambridge studies in medieval literature ; 77
Cambridge studies in medieval literature ; 77
Contents Introduction -- Defending Anglia -- Attacking Scotland : Edward I and the 1290s -- Regime change -- The destruction of England : crisis and complaint c.1300-41 -- Love letters to Edward III -- Envoy -- Appendix. The tail-rhyme poems of Langtoft's chronicle
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-216) and index
Subject Kings and rulers in literature.
Letter writing in literature.
Literature and history -- England.
Political poetry, English (Middle) -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1066-1485 -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511676077 (electronic bk.)
0511676840 (electronic bk.)
9780511676079 (electronic bk.)
9780511676840 (electronic bk.)