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Prophecy and public affairs in later medieval England

by Lesley A. Coote

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Published by York Medieval Press in association with Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk, Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- To 1500,
    • National characteristics, English, in literature,
    • Public opinion -- England -- History -- To 1500,
    • Arthurian romances -- Appreciation -- England,
    • Nationalism -- England -- History -- To 1500,
    • Nationalism in literature,
    • Prophecies in literature,
    • Prophecy in literature,
    • Heroes in literature,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1154-1399,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1399-1485,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Prophecies

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLesley A. Coote.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR275.P63 C66 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 301 p. ;
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6786912M
      ISBN 101903153034
      LC Control Number00042876

        This essay engages the methodological problem of medieval/modern periodization through study of political prophecy, a literary genre in which distant and recent historical experience mixes with imagined futures. To the question ‘Was English political prophecy medieval or modern?’ no answer can be given. The written tradition of political prophecy straddles the centuries now Author: Eric Weiskott.   Lesley Coote, Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval England (Woodbridge, ) P. J. C. Field, “Caxton’s Roman War,” Arthuriana 5 (): Thomas Crofts, Malory’s contemporary audience the social reading of romance in late medieval England (Woodbridge, ).

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Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval England Book Description: In this first general survey of political prophecy in medieval England for almost a hundred years, Lesley Coote examines the nature of political prophecy, its audience and its reception. A study of extant manuscripts produces an account of the importance of political prophecy in later medieval England, from its emergence in the twelfth century to the end of the middle ages.

What emerges from this study is a political language which was neither peripheral to English political consciousness, nor merely a game for intellectuals Author: Lesley A. Coote. She compares the discourse of prophecy with other, related discourses, and demonstrates how it functioned as a political language.

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Hardcover, Boydell & Brewer Inc,ISBN13ISBN10 Brand: York Medieval Press. Political prophecy in this style remained popular for at least years.

It was subversive, and the figure of the prophetic Merlin was strongly identified with it. Content and the character of Merlin.

The Prophetiae is the work that introduced the character of Merlin (Merlinus), as he later appears in Arthurian legend. This book explores the relationship between prophecy, politics, and place in medieval imaginings of Britain. It charts a dominant textual tradition of political prophecy concerned with pan-insular sovereignty that developed in England over the course of three hundred years, alongside Welsh and Scottish prophetic counter-traditions rooted in alternative pan-insular fantasies.

The period from the twelfth century to the Wars of the Roses witnessed a dominant tradition of secular prophecy engaged with high political affairs, which this book charts, discussing the production of prophetic texts forecasting the rule of the whole of Britain by the kings of England.

See L. Coote, Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval England (Woodbridge: York Medieval Press/ Boydell and Brewer, ), pp. Back to (4) With the exception of places such as York Minster, where Henry’s statue was revered as that of a saint.

― Ian Mortimer, The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century 3 likes “Don’t forget young Chester, ‘The past is a foreign country’, but boarding school will be another world, my boy!”.

Lesley Coote’s book Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval England (Boydell, ) will tell you more. Of course, in our current age, going after “fake news” has the very real potential to descend into “going after news that I don’t happen to agree with,” so such a movement would need to be exercised with care.

For The Prophecy of the Lily and the Lion and its explanation see L.A. Coote, Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval England, (), pp No copy of the Middle English version cited by Seymour remains in private hands.

3 Rupert Taylor, The Political Prophecy in England (New York: Columbia University Press, ) p 4 Ibid., pp.3, 5 Lesley A. Coote, Prophecy and Public Affairs in.

Lesley Coote’s book Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval England (Boydell, ) will tell you more. Of course, in our current age, going after “fake news” has the very real potential to descend into “going after news that I don’t happen to agree with,” so such .Perhaps this was, in part, due to Caxton's introduction of an alternative, negative royal boar prophecy that featured prominently in one of the most popular works of the Arthurian Legend.

Bibliography: Lesley Coote, Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval England (Woodbridge, ).2 Lesley Coote, Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval England (Woodbridge: Boydell, ), 15; Sharon Jansen, Political Protest and Prophecy under Henry VIII (Woodbridge: Boydell, ), 3 These ‘monuments’are: TheSix Kings to follow King John, Prophecy ofJohn Bridlington, the English.