Table of contents for Edward III and the English peerage : royal patronage, social mobility, and political control in fourteenth-century England / J.S. Bothwell.


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Contents
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
	The parliamentary peerage in early fourteenth-century England
	The situation in 1330
	The problem of peerage endowment
	Scope and organisation of the book
PART ONE
New Parliamentary Peerage Creations, 1330-77:
the Sources and Uses of Royal Patronage
1 The 'new' nobility
	Timeservers, old hands and problem cases
	'New blood' promoted into the parliamentary peerage
	Promotions into the titled nobility
2 Mechanisms of royal largesse
	Reasons for patronage in grants and associated documents
	Types of tenure
	Feudal and financial obligations
	Grant authorisations
	Replacement and protection of royal patronage
3 Royal feudal rights
	Escheats, expectancies and forteitures
	Marriage rights and arrangements
	Wardships and custodies
4 Annuities and assignments
	Exchequer annuities
	Source-based payments
5 Routine patronage
	Offices and keeperships
	Pardons and licences
	Royal writs, orders and general influence
	Symbolic preference
PART TWO
The Impact and Rationale of Edward III's Patronage
6 Contemporary response
	Individual response
	General contemporary response
7 Distribution of royal favour
	The new parliamentary peerage
	The established peerage
	Overall distribution to the parliamentary peerage
8 Kings, the parliamentary peerage and royal patronage in the later
	Middle Ages
	The impact of Edward III's patronage programme
	Patronage, promotion and the peerage after Edward III
	The place of Edward III's use of largesse in the later Middle Ages
Appendices
Appendix key
1.	The definition of 'new men' and other limitations on this study
2.	Careers of major players
3.	Escheats, expectancies and forfeitures
4.	Marriage rights and arrangements
5.	Wardships and custodies
6.	Annuities
	(a) Annuities granted
	(b) Annuity payment rates
7.	Principal geographical interests of new men
Bibliography
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Great Britain Politics and government 1327-1377, Patronage, Political Great Britain History To 1500, Social mobility Great Britain History To 1500, Nobility Great Britain History To 1500, Edward III, King of England, 1312-1377, England Social conditions 1066-1485