Anglo-Norman Studies VI: Proceedings of the battle by R. Allen Brown

By R. Allen Brown

Battles in England and Normandy 1066-1154; Philip II's fort coverage in Normandy; Order of Sempringham; Anselm's Letters; Henry I, struggle and international relations; advent of Knight provider in England; Scandinavian nfluence in 11th-Century Norman Literature; Gesta Normannorum; Architectural implications of Decreta Lanfranci; William and the Church of Rome; Lincoln Cathedral; `Lewes workforce' of Wall work; Knights Templar at Shipley Church. J. BRADBURY, C. COULSON, R. FOREVILLE, W. FRçHLICH, C.W. HOLLISTER, J.C. HOLT, E. VAN HOUTS, G. HUISMAN, A.W. KLUKAS, P.A. MACCARINI, D. OWEN, D. PARK, R. GEM.30 plates, figs.

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A. Round, Feudal England, London 1964,416-19) were allocated half t o the king and halfadvilhmfirmandam. For Ham town see note 26 below. The contribution to Philip's army at Bouvines of civic levies is familiar (C. W. Oman, A History o f the Art of War in the Middle Ages, 1924, i, 474). All kinds of 'Grants for Fortification in France' are listed, including for Ponthieu after 1283 under Edward I and ducal Gascony, in Coulson 1972 appendix C I. L. Turner. ). , Rec. Comm. 1834, i, 105, 108, 115, 131,314-15,322,327-8,353, 372, 398-9).

I Fortress-Policy in Capetian Tradition and Angevin Practice 19 reality in his protection to the canons of Compi2gne dated at the ancient palace in 1092. VIII) that any attempt to violate it, to construct any munitio or to usurp lordship in the lands of the abbey would incur the full rigour of royal justice and the Church's anathema besides. Philippe le Gros admitted that the royal wrath and eternal damnation, manifest or merely presumed, had alike been impotent; munitiones et turn's had even been built near the abbey church, although the outrage is said t o have occurred ante tempora nostra.

852). Philip I1 extended or made more efficacious .. . Fortress-Policy in Capetian Tradition and Angevin Practice 31 in John's conflict with Philip Augustus, the fortresses are concerned primarily as tenurial entities: the body of law articulated safeguards and cease-fire lines.

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