Chapter 16. War and Chivalry

  1. Peter Brown
  1. Richard W. Kaeuper and
  2. Montgomery Bohna

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch17

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500

How to Cite

Kaeuper, R. W. and Bohna, M. (2007) War and Chivalry, in A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500 (ed P. Brown), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch17

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631219736

Online ISBN: 9780470996355

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Keywords:

  • war;
  • chivalry;
  • chivalric ideology;
  • prowess;
  • warrior courtesy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chivalric Ideology

  • The Centrality of Prowess

  • Warrior Courtesy, Love and Piety

  • Views of War in Medieval Literature

  • Military Literature in England

  • Costs and Consequences

  • Conduct of War: Military Revolution?