Introduction: The Livery Collar and its Contexts Function, Meaning and Significance The Political Milieu Visual Culture, Agency and Identities of Association The Appearance of Lancastrian and Yorkist Livery Collars on Church Monuments: Distribution and Motivations Livery Collars in Wales and the Edgecote Connection Conclusion Appendix 1: Genealogies Appendix 2: Livery Collars on Church Monuments in England, Wales and Ireland to c. 1540 Bibliography
MATTHEW WARD teaches medieval history at the University of Nottingham.
Carefully researched and well-written..[The author] Ward has
rendered a valuable service to scholars of the late Middle Ages by
focusing on one of the more ubiquitous cultural symbols of the age.
* ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW *
A revelation for anyone interested in livery collars and what they meant. * THE RICARDIAN *