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In twenty-four papers students from Europe and North the US learn a variety of points of the economies, politics and tradition of england and Poland-Lithuania from the center a while right down to the 3rd Partition. The similarities among the 2 probably varied areas are as stunning because the long-standing connections among the British Isles and East crucial Europe. advertisement ties have been complemented by means of migration and through cultural alternate with writers, philosophers and artists in either areas taking an curiosity within the different. In sections dedicated to faith and toleration, alternate, diasporas, political idea, and stereotypes between others the authors current a brand new and unforeseen heritage of the connection among states which politically as much as 1795 went in contrary instructions. individuals are: Richard Butterwick, Nils Hybel, Wendy Childs, Maryanne Kowaleski, Stanka Kuzmova, Sarah Layfield, Richard D Oram, Emilia Jamroziak, Piotr Guzowski, Derek Keene, Tomasz Gromelski, Pawel Rutkowski, Benedict Wagner-Rundell, John Fudge, Brian Levack, Beata Cieszynska, Waldemar Kowalski, Arthur H. Williamson, M.St. Almut Hillebrand, Peter Paul Bajer, Roisin Healy, Dariusz Rolnik, Jan Wolenski, Aleksandra Koutny-Jones.

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Here I beg to differ with Nils Hybel below. 2 See Stanka Kuzmová’s paper. 3 Wyrozumski, Historia Polski, pp. 137–38. Samsonowicz, “Do roku 1506,” pp. 82–97. The case for early senses of nationhood in medieval Europe is made persuasively by Zientara, Świt narodów europejskich. indd xxx 3/13/2008 8:05:46 PM taking stock—looking forward xxxi The gap between England and Poland in terms of power, population and wealth closed during the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The Polish kingdom was first consolidated under Casimir the Great (1333–70) and then in 1386 entered a long-lasting dynastic union with its eastern neigbour, the vast and expansive Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

Samsonowicz, “Do roku 1506,” pp. 82–97. The case for early senses of nationhood in medieval Europe is made persuasively by Zientara, Świt narodów europejskich. indd xxx 3/13/2008 8:05:46 PM taking stock—looking forward xxxi The gap between England and Poland in terms of power, population and wealth closed during the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The Polish kingdom was first consolidated under Casimir the Great (1333–70) and then in 1386 entered a long-lasting dynastic union with its eastern neigbour, the vast and expansive Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

383; HU, I, no. 864. Ibidem, no. 752. Ibidem, no. 750; HU, II, no. 111. PUB, III, no. 1715. 29 On the other hand the Teutonic Order seems to have early paved the way for commercial relations with England. Thus, in 1261 safe conduct was granted to Theodoric, precentor of the House of St. 30 Also the English kings continued to issue letters of protection and safe conduct in England after the Carta Mercatoria. Such letters addressed to Germans in the middle of the thirteenth century were either issued to specific persons or to towns such as Lübeck in 1269, 1275, and 1276, and Hamburg in 1252.

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