Vita Edwardi secundi

the life of Edward the Second

Publisher: Clarendon Press in Oxford

Written in English
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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Edward II, King of England, 1284-1327,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Edward II, 1307-1327 -- Sources.

Edition Notes

Statementre-edited text with new introduction, new historical notes, and revised translation based on that of N. Denholm-Young by Wendy R. Childs.
GenreSources.
SeriesOxford medieval texts
ContributionsChilds, Wendy R., Denholm-Young, N.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA230 .V58 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationlx, 270 p. ;
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3439211M
ISBN 100199275947
LC Control Number2005298463
OCLC/WorldCa60388106

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England. An anonymous Latin prose account of the reign of Edward II of England (d. ) from his accession in to the end of Probably composed contemporaneously to the events it relates, it is noted for its concentration on the personalities of the reign and its reflections on kingship.

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The Vita Edwardi Secundi (Life of Edward II) is a Latin chronicle most likely written in by an unknown English medieval historian contemporary to Edward II.

It covers the period from until its abrupt end in The earliest surviving version of the Vita is a copy made by Thomas Hearne in from a manuscript lent to him by James West. The Vita Edwardi Secundi is the best and most readable of the chronicles of the reign of Edward II, and throws a fascinating light on the world of high politics.

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Childs (Oxford: Clarendon P., ; pp. lx + £). The Vita Edwardi Secundi was last made available by N. Denholm-Young in in what has proved to be an entirely serviceable edition.

Was a new one necessary. If the answer cannot be an unequivocal ‘yes’, Dr Childs's replacement will none the less Author: J.R. Maddicott. The third main focus is the uses of the past. Matthew Paris, the most famous chronicler of the period, receives due attention, in particular his changing attitude towards the monarch, but the Vita Edwardi Secundi's portrayal of Thomas of Lancaster and the Anglo-Norman Prose Brut are also considered.

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H., Frame, Robin, Thirteenth Century England (Conference). "Oxford Medieval Texts: Vita Edwardi Secundi: The Life of Edward the Second" published on by Oxford University Press. Vita Edwardi Secundi. The Life of Edward the Second. By the So-called Monk of Malmesbury.

Translated with Introduction and Notes by N. Denholm-Young. Is part of Book Title Vita Edwardi secundi =The life of Edward the Second: re-edited text with new introduction, new historical notes and revised translation based on that of N.

Denholm-Young Author(s) Childs, Wendy R. Date Publisher Clarendon Press Pub place Oxford Volume Oxford medieval texts ISBN The Vita Edwardi Secundi, written by an anonymous, probably secular cleric, provides a far more balanced picture of the unfortunate monarch. The editor suggests that this text by providing a contemporary view of the events it describes, indicates that rather than blaming Edward’s downfall on his rather sensationalized life, that his reign was.

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The author of the Vita, by the way, although he hated the Despensers and their behaviour, hated the Contrariants and theirs even strongly condemned the Despensers' greed, brutality and harshness, but pointed out that in August they had been "exiled [from England] out of malice" (Vita Edwardi Secundi, ed.

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23 cm. Subjects: Edward II, King of England, Medieval classics (London) Notes: Added t.p.: Vita Edwardi Secundi. Latin and English on opposite pages, numbered in duplicate.

"Thomas Hearne's original transcript survives in the Bodleian Library, Oxford and is the source of this new edition. The anonymous author of the Vita Edwardi Secundi provides one of the best accounts of the reign of Edward II. This includes his description of the battle of Bannockburn inwhere the Scots under Robert Bruce defeated Edward and .Of all the chronicles covering the reign of King Richard II, theHistoria Vitae et Regni Ricardi Secundisurvives in the largest number of manuscripts, making it more popular than even Walsingham’s histories.¹ Despite its obvious importance, theVita Ricardi’s authorship has never been resolved and its narrative has been consistently characterized as little more than a popularized form of.

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