Changing Perceptions of Heraldry in English Knightly Culture of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

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The purpose of this thesis is to analyze and discuss the changing ways in which the visual art of heraldiy was perceived by the feudal aristocracy of twelfth- and thirteenth-century England. It shows how the aristocracy evolved from a military class to a courtly, chivalric class, and how this change affected art and culture. The shifts in the perceptions of heraldry reflect this important social development of the knightly class.

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Lewis, Robert Lee, III August 1996.

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The purpose of this thesis is to analyze and discuss the changing ways in which the visual art of heraldiy was perceived by the feudal aristocracy of twelfth- and thirteenth-century England. It shows how the aristocracy evolved from a military class to a courtly, chivalric class, and how this change affected art and culture. The shifts in the perceptions of heraldry reflect this important social development of the knightly class.

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v, 53 leaves : ill.

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Lewis, Robert Lee, III. Changing Perceptions of Heraldry in English Knightly Culture of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries, thesis, August 1996; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277947/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .