Between France and England: Politics, Power and Society in Late Medieval Brittany

Between France and England: Politics, Power and Society in Late Medieval Brittany

by Michael Jones

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780860789062
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/01/2003
Series: Variorum Collected Studies Series
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.18(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Michael Jones is Emeritus Professor of Medieval French History, University of Nottingham, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Tradition, history and the French: a case of tunnel vision; The Capetians and Brittany; Nantes au début de la guerre civile en Bretagne; Ancenis, Froissart and the beginnings of the War of Succession in Brittany (1341); Edward III's captains in Brittany; Politics, sanctity and the Breton state: the case of the Blessed Charles de Blois, duke of Brittany (d. 1364); Between France and England: Jeanne de Navarre, duchess of Brittany and queen of England (1368-1437); Notaries and notarial practice in medieval Brittany; The late medieval state and social change: a view from the duchy of Brittany; Aristocracy, faction and the state in 15th-century Brittany; 'En son habit royal': le duc de Bretagne et son image vers la fin du Moyen Âge; Les signes du pouvoir. L'Ordre de l'Hermine, les devises et les hérauts des ducs de Bretagne au XVème siècle; Index.

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