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    Online Resource
    Online Resource
    Princeton : Princeton University Press
    Format: Online-Ressource (266 p.)
    Edition: Online-Ausg.
    ISBN: 9780691150062
    Content: A Tale of Two Monasteries takes an unprecedented look at one of the great rivalries of the Middle Ages and offers it as a revealing lens through which to view the intertwined histories of medieval England and France. This is the first book to systematically compare Westminster Abbey and the abbey of Saint-Denis--two of the most important ecclesiastical institutions of the thirteenth century--and to do so through the lives and competing careers of the two men who ruled them, Richard de Ware of Westminster and Mathieu de Vendôme of Saint-Denis. Esteemed historian William Jordan weaves a breat
    Note: Description based upon print version of record , COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; TECHNICAL MATTERS: CURRENCIES, CALENDARS, NOMENCLATURE; CHAPTER I: England and France in the Early Thirteenth Century; CHAPTER II: Two Great Monasteries and Two Young Men; CHAPTER III: The Treaty of Paris; CHAPTER IV: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times; CHAPTER V: A Monumental Rivalry; CHAPTER VI: Two Royal Successions; CHAPTER VII: The Abbeys in the New Regimes; CHAPTER VIII: Diplomacy and Governance; CHAPTER IX: Epilogue; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX;
    Additional Edition: ISBN 9781400830381
    Additional Edition: ISBN 9780691150062
    Additional Edition: Print version A Tale of Two Monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the Thirteenth Century
    Language: English
    Keywords: Electronic books
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