By MarÃa BullÃ³n-FernÃ¡ndez
This groundbreaking interdisciplinary number of essays through American, British, and Iberian students examines the literary, historic, and creative exchanges among England and Iberia from the 12th to the 15th century. starting from analyses of royal marriages and political alliances to examinations of literary, creative, and non secular interactions, those essays exhibit the significance of Anglo-Iberian relationships either in and of themselves and within the higher context of advancements in Medieval Europe. in addition they recommend extra avenues for learn in a space of research that merits larger scholarly consciousness. students and scholars drawn to England and Iberia or in comparative experiences of Medieval Europe probably want to learn this booklet.
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Chivalric exchanges continued into the sixteenth century without a break. In the winter of 1506, Philip of Burgundy and his wife Joanna, the daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella later known as Juana la Loca, were shipwrecked in England. Henry VII welcomed them; their tour included a visit to Winchester to see King Arthur’s Round Table. 32 Already accepted as an authentic relic of the historical King Arthur by William Caxton in his 1485 preface to Sir Thomas Malory’s Morte Darthur, it can be seen here becoming a mandatory stop on the chivalrous tourist’s itinerary.
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46–95, 109. 13. Geoffrey Chaucer, “General Prologue,” The Canterbury Tales, The Riverside Chaucer, ed. Larry D. Benson (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987), p. 24, lines 56–57. 14. Washington Irving, A History of New York, ed. Edwin T. Bowden (New Haven: College and University Press; and Boston: Twayne, 1964). The editor remarks in his introduction that “Irving made fun of his scholarship—the first books are aimed at ridiculing pedanticism, learned and cryptic footnotes, citation of odd sources, all the paraphernalia of the weighty historical scholarship of his day—and yet the hidden joke is that his knowledge is real” (p.
England and Iberia in the Middle Ages, 12th-15th Century: Cultural, Literary, and Political Exchanges by MarÃa BullÃ³n-FernÃ¡ndez