Session Title

The Self-Image of Iberian Kings Drawn from Warfare and the Landholding Reality of Their Vassals

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Texas Medieval Association (TEMA)

Organizer Name

Donald J. Kagay

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Dallas

Presider Name

Theresa M. Vann

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Paper Title 1

A Case Study of War's Influence on Property-Holding: Mayorazgo and the Trastamaran Dynasty's Military Triumph in Late Fourteenth-Century Castile

Presenter 1 Name

L. J. Andrew Villalon

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 2

The Theory and Practice of War and Government Practiced by Pere III the Ceremonious of Aragon (r. 1336-1387)

Presenter 2 Name

Donald J. Kagay

Start Date

11-5-2018 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 205

Description

This session explores the crucial importance of the reality in Castile and Aragon of warfare for fleshing out the theory of kingship and driving the practical royal need of making land grants (mayorazgo) among the aristocracy for the support of the throne during the unstable decades of the late-fourteenth century.

Don Kagay

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May 11th, 10:00 AM

The Self-Image of Iberian Kings Drawn from Warfare and the Landholding Reality of Their Vassals

Bernhard 205

This session explores the crucial importance of the reality in Castile and Aragon of warfare for fleshing out the theory of kingship and driving the practical royal need of making land grants (mayorazgo) among the aristocracy for the support of the throne during the unstable decades of the late-fourteenth century.

Don Kagay