The Resource A Lancastrian mirror for princes : the Yale Law School new statutes of England, Rosemarie McGerr, (electronic resource)

A Lancastrian mirror for princes : the Yale Law School new statutes of England, Rosemarie McGerr, (electronic resource)

Label
A Lancastrian mirror for princes : the Yale Law School new statutes of England
Title
A Lancastrian mirror for princes
Title remainder
the Yale Law School new statutes of England
Statement of responsibility
Rosemarie McGerr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This seminal study addresses one of the most beautifully decorated 15th-century copies of the New Statutes of England, uncovering how the manuscript's unique interweaving of legal, religious, and literary discourses frames the reader's perception of the work. Taking internal and external evidence into account, Rosemarie McGerr suggests that the manuscript was made for Prince Edward of Lancaster, transforming a legal reference work into a book of instruction in kingship, as well as a means of celebrating the Lancastrians' rightful claim to the English throne during the Wars of the Roses. A L
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGerr, Rosemarie Potz
Dewey number
349.42
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KD130
LC item number
1327
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • England.
  • Law
  • Great Britain
Label
A Lancastrian mirror for princes : the Yale Law School new statutes of England, Rosemarie McGerr, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Erratum slip inserted
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-196) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The Yale New statutes manuscript and medieval English statute books : similarities and differences -- Royal portraits and royal arms : the iconography of the Yale New statutes manuscript -- The Queen and the Lancastrian cause : the Yale New statutes manuscript and Margaret of Anjou -- Educating the prince : the Yale New statutes manuscript and Lancastrian mirrors for princes -- "Grace be our guide" : the cultural significance of a medieval law book
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (311 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253001986
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)784499
  • (OCoLC)768081760
  • (SSID)ssj0000551586
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11337071
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000551586
  • (PQKBWorkID)10537779
  • (PQKB)10044029
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC784499
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17193
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000130918
Label
A Lancastrian mirror for princes : the Yale Law School new statutes of England, Rosemarie McGerr, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Erratum slip inserted
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-196) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The Yale New statutes manuscript and medieval English statute books : similarities and differences -- Royal portraits and royal arms : the iconography of the Yale New statutes manuscript -- The Queen and the Lancastrian cause : the Yale New statutes manuscript and Margaret of Anjou -- Educating the prince : the Yale New statutes manuscript and Lancastrian mirrors for princes -- "Grace be our guide" : the cultural significance of a medieval law book
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (311 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253001986
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)784499
  • (OCoLC)768081760
  • (SSID)ssj0000551586
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11337071
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000551586
  • (PQKBWorkID)10537779
  • (PQKB)10044029
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC784499
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17193
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000130918

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