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The land of the raven and the wolf: family power and strategy in the Welsh March. 1199- c.1300, Corbets and the Cantilupes

Julian-Jones, Melissa;
Open Access English
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This thesis explores the personal, territorial/economic and spiritual networks of the Cantilupes and the Corbets, two families from different levels of the thirteenth century gentry. The Cantilupes were curiales; the Corbets were established Marchers who did not enter the king’s court.\ud The study shows that each had a strong command of their respective power centres, yet the main branch of administrative Cantilupes deliberately pushed towards the Welsh March from King John’s reign onwards, while the Corbets, who were without the same networks of power and the consequent resources of these royal stewards, were also pushing for expansion within their own territo...
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Figure 1: PRS Entries of Cantilupe Interests 1199-1205 ..............................................150

Figure 2: PRS Entries of Cantilupe Interests 1206-20 ..................................................159

Figure 3: George de Cantilupe's Centres of Power .......................................................172

Figure 4: Corbet Centres of Power ...............................................................................184

Figure 5: Peter Corbet's Centres of Power ....................................................................204

Figure 6: Seal of Archdeacon of Bedford .....................................................................222

Figure 7: Cantilupe Heraldic Family Tree ....................................................................292

Figure 8: Glamorgan Seals............................................................................................293

Figure 9: Walter (I) de Cantilupe's Seal, c.1198 ...........................................................297

Figure 10: Harness Stud of William (IV) de Cantilupe ................................................302

Figure 11: William (IV) de Cantilupe's Seal.................................................................303

Figure 12: Robert de Cantilupe's Seal...........................................................................304

Figure 13: Corbet Heraldic Family Tree.......................................................................306

Figure 14: Seal of Thomas Corbet of Caus...................................................................308

Figure 15: Seal of Peter (II) Corbet...............................................................................309

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