✓ Read Online Scotland, England and France After the Loss of Normandy, 1204 1296 Auld Amitie [Book] By M. A. Pollock

✓ Read Online Scotland, England and France After the Loss of Normandy, 1204 1296 Auld Amitie [Book] By M. A. Pollock

Scotland, England and France After the Loss of Normandy, 1204 1296 Auld Amitie
Following King John s loss of Normandy to King Philip Augustus in 1204, the familial ties that bound the Anglo French nobility across the Channel spreading into Scotland gradually dissipated Scotland s pivotal relationship with England and France transformed as Scottish families began to redefine their identity within a native Scottish and English context apart from their Following King John s loss of Normandy to King Philip Augustus in 1204, the familial ties that bound the Anglo French nobility across the Channel spreading into Scotland gradually dissipated Scotland s pivotal relationship with England and France transformed as Scottish families began to redefine their identity within a native Scottish and English context apart from their French roots This book argues that the loss of Normandy ushered in a deep and profound shift in the political and cultural mentality of the Anglo Scottish nobility By the end of the thirteenth century, the number of Scottish families who still held land in France or made French marriages was slashed by two thirds Cross Channel relations were maintained mainly through the extended kin of the Scottish royal family, while the crown of Scotland focused on promoting relations with England Ironically, it was precisely this disintegration of kin based, personal relations between the nobility of these three polities that made it necessary for a formal bond The Treaty of Paris to be forged between France and Scotland in 1295, referred to as an Auld Amitie M.A Pollock gained her PhD from the University of St Andrews She has since taught at St Andrews, the University of Edinburgh, Trinity College, Dublin, and University College Dublin
Title : Scotland, England and France After the Loss of Normandy, 1204 1296 Auld Amitie
Pages : 288 pages
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Author :  M. A. Pollock
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Language : English


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