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Britain, Ireland and the Crusades, c.1000-1300

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 248
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British History in Perspective

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From 1095 to the end of the thirteenth century, the crusades touched the lives of many thousands of British people, even those who were not crusaders themselves. In this introductory survey, Kathryn Hurlock compares and...

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From 1095 to the end of the thirteenth century, the crusades touched the lives of many thousands of British people, even those who were not crusaders themselves. In this introductory survey, Kathryn Hurlock compares and contrasts the crusading experiences of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.Taking a thematic approach, Hurlock provides an overview of the crusading movement, and explores key aspects of the crusades, such as:- where crusaders came from- when and why the papacy chose to recruit crusaders- the impact on domestic life, as shown through literature, religion and taxation - political uses of the crusades- the role of the military orders in Britain This wide-ranging and accessible text is the ideal introduction to this fascinating subject in early British history.

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The first book to compare the crusading experiences of high medieval Britain and Ireland?
An introductory survey that assumes no prior knowledge of the subject
Written in a student friendly style and includes maps, a chronology and suggestions for further reading

List of Abbreviations
Chronology
Maps
Acknowledgements 
Preface
Introduction
Britain and Ireland Before and During the Crusades
Recruitment and Funding
Participation
Political Crusades
Domestic Impact
The Military Orders
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index.

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KATHRYN HURLOCK is Lecturer in Medieval History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She is the author of Wales and the Crusades, c. 1095-1291.

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KATHRYN HURLOCK is Lecturer in Medieval History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She is the author of Wales and the Crusades, c. 1095-1291.

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