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University of Southampton

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Contact personDr Rémy Ambühl
Lecturer in Medieval History 
Street278 Broadlands Road 
Address SO17 3AS - Southampton (United Kingdom) 
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I am a late medievalist working on the ethics of war in Western Europe

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I am a Late Medievalist, specializing in:
(1) the ethics of war:
•ransoms and prisoners of war
•the law of arms
•chivalry, honour and reciprocity
(2) government, society and the social fabric:
•oath and contracts
•loyalty and treason
•sovereignty, kingship and monarchy
(3) France, England and Burgundy:
•the Hundred Years War (1337-1453)
•Agincourt (1415)
•Valois Burgundy (1363-1477)
•the French crown and aristocracy

My work is based on an extensive use of archival material:
•using (mainly) Paris, Northern France, London and Brussels archives
•working on an extensive range of documents including petitions, letters of grace and remission, legal cases, contractual agreements, safe-conducts, financial accounts, diplomatic records, news reports and all sorts of correspondence, etc.
•reading Old French, Anglo-Norman, Middle English and Latin.
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