Volume 8, Number 1, June 1990

Table of Contents

'And His Bald Head Shone Like a Full Moon ...' : an appreciation of the Byzantine sense of humour as recorded in historical sources of the eleventh and twelfth Centuries

pp. 1-31
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The 'Readerly' Sir Launfal

pp. 33-45
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The Bedford Master's Chief Associate Illustrates Gerson

pp. 47-56
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Hungary and Hungarian Knights in Middle English Literature

pp. 57-72
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Gennrich's Bibliographisches Verzeichnis der franzosischen Refrains: tiger or fat cat?

pp. 73-101
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Lorenzo Valla to King Alfonso on the Naming of His Kingdoms: A Translation with Introduction

pp. 102-121
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Fiction and History in the Song of Dermot and the Earl

pp. 123-130
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Reviews

The Countryside of Medieval England (review)

pp. 131-132
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Redeeming Eve: Women writers of the English Renaissance (review)

pp. 132-133
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Literary patronage in the English Renaissance: the Pembroke family (review)

pp. 133-134
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The Cambridge History of Renaissance Philosophy (review)

pp. 134-137
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The political thought of Baldus de Ubaldis (review)

pp. 137-138
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Skáldskaparmál: Snorri Sturluson's 'ars poetica' and medieval theories of language (review)

pp. 138-141
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Arthur of England: English Attitudes to King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (review)

pp. 142-143
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The Liber Gersumarum of Ramsey Abbey: A Calendar and Index of B. L. Harley MS. 445 (review)

pp. 143-144
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The Tragedy of Inés de Castro (review)

pp. 144-145
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The Latin rhetorical commentaries by Thierry of Chartres (review)

pp. 146-147
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The Crombergers of Seville: the history of a printing and merchant dynasty (review)

pp. 147-148
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Medieval Popular Culture: Problems of Belief and Perception (review)

pp. 148-150
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The mills of medieval England (review)

pp. 150-151
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English family life 1576-1716 (review)

pp. 152-153
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Church courts, sex and marriage in England 1570-1640 (review)

pp. 153-154
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The Franks (review)

pp. 154-155
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Richard Duke of York 1411-1460 (review)

pp. 155-156
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The game of love: Troubadour Wordplay (review)

pp. 156-157
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Shakespeare's political drama: the history plays and the Roman plays (review)

pp. 158-159
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Medieval civilization (review)

pp. 159-160
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English Society and the Crusade 1216-1307 (review)

pp. 160-161
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Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in New Zealand collections (review)

pp. 161-163
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Medieval Persian Court Poetry (review)

pp. 163-164
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The English Noble Household 1250-1600: good government and politic rule (review)

pp. 164-166
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Medieval literary theory and criticism c. 1100-c.1375: the commentary tradition (review)

pp. 166-169
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The Memoir Of Marco Parenti: a life in Medici Florence (review)

pp. 170-171
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A society organised for war: the Iberian municipal militias in the central Middle Ages, 1000-1284 (review)

pp. 171-172
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Geography, technology, and war: studies in the maritime history of the Mediterranean, 649-1571 (review)

pp. 172-174
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Petrarch and the English sonnet sequences (review)

pp. 174-175
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Renaissance and revolt: Essays in the intellectual and social history of early modern France (review)

pp. 175-177
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Commerce et finance en Méditerranée au moyen-âge, and: Structure et évolution du capitalisme européen XVI e - XVII e siecles (review)

pp. 177-178
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Readings in medieval poetry (review)

pp. 178-180
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Money and its use in medieval Europe (review)

pp. 180-182
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Università di Genova, Istituto di Medievistica, Publications

pp. 182-185
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Time Sanctified: the book of hours in medieval art and life (review)

pp. 185-187
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Words and Wordsmiths: a Volume for H. L. Rogers (review)

pp. 187-188
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Short Notices

Peasant life in the medieval West (review)

pp. 188-189
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The new monarchy: England 1471-1534 (review)

pp. 189-190
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States and rulers in later medieval Europe (review)

p. 190
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Anne Boleyn (review)

pp. 190-191
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The York Joseph and Mary Plays (review)

p. 191
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The Renaissance discovery of Classical antiquity (review)

pp. 191-192
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