Peaceful Kings

Peace, Power and the Early Medieval Political Imagination
Author(s): 
Kershaw, Paul
ISBN: 
9780198208709
Date published: 
March 2010
Hardback
Price: 
£65.00

The first full scholarly exploration of the relationship between the idea of peace and rulership through Europe's formative centuries, Peaceful Kings asks what peace meant to early medieval people, and to what extent royal intentions endeavoured to meet collective expectations.