Early Irish and Welsh Kinship
xvi, 597 p. : ill., maps. Blue boards, gilt titling to the spine. Bumping of corners. The dust-jacket has slight edgewear, fading to the spine & is now in a protective jacket. Small stain to the top page block edge. Genealogical tables. Footnotes with bibliographical references. Bibliography: (p. -544)
Charles-Edwards, T. M.
Oxford: Clarendon Press 1993
Condition: Very Good / Very Good
Contents: List of maps; List of genealogical tables; Note on terminology; Part I. Irish Kinship: The structure of Irish kinship; Irish ruling kindreds; Part II. Welsh Kinship: The shape of Welsh kinship; The Gwely and the Gafael; Part III. Claims to Land by Virtue of Kinship: Irish Tellach; Welsh Dadannudd; Part IV. Kin and Lord; The half-free in Ireland; Irish clientship; Kinship and lordship in Wales; Part V. Kinsman and Neighbour: Kinship and neighbourhood in Ireland; Kinship and neighbourhood in Wales; Conclusion and further reflections; Appendices; Bibliography; Glossary; Index
From The Charles Thomas - Cornish Library Auction. Professor Thomas (April 1928-April 2016) was a historian and archaeologist, a Professor of Cornish Studies at Exeter University, and the founder and first Director of the Institute of Cornish Studies. He was recognised as a Bard of Gorsedh Kernow in 1953), a prolific author, researcher and field archaeologist, and was best known for his work of early medieval archaeology, with a focus on early Christianity in Britain & Ireland.
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