First full examination of the phenomenon of the medieval political pamphlet.Writing. about. the. Wonderful. Parliament. The first thing to know about Thomas Foventa#39;s pamphlet is that the title is not his own. ... No more than eight lines of Foventa#39;s text recount the proceedings of this parliament in which Michael de la Pole, the chancellor of England, ... though the actual charges brought against the chancellor fall under the rubric of fiscal corruption or dereliction of duty.1 The next twenty lines ... powers to oversee the business of government for the term of one year.
|Title||:||Parliament and Political Pamphleteering in Fourteenth-century England|
|Publisher||:||Boydell & Brewer - 2010|