The Revolt of Owain Glyndwr in Medieval English Chronicles UK ed. Edition

  • By Alicia Marchant
  • Pages 290
  • Year 2014
  • Publisher York Medieval Press
  • Language en
  • ISBN 9781903153550
  • File Size 4.9 MB
  • File Format PDF
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Ebook Description

The revolt of Owain Glyndwr (1400-c.1415) was a remarkable event in both English and Welsh contexts, and as such was narrated by a number of chroniclers, including Adam Usk, John Capgrave, Thomas Walsingham and Edward Halle. Theyoffer a range of perspectives on the events, as well as portrayals of the main characters (especially, of course, Glyndwr himself), the communities involved, and Wales. This book studies the representations of the revolt in English chronicles, from 1400 up to1580. It focuses on the narrative strategies employed, offers a new reading of the texts as literary constructs, and explores the information they present.

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