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War, Government and Power in Late Medieval France

Christopher Allmand

Abstract

The essays in this book portray the public life of late medieval France, which established its position as a leader of western European society in the early modern world. A central theme is the contribution made by contemporary writers, chroniclers and commentators, such as Jean Froissart, William Worcester, and Philippe de Commynes, to our understanding of the past. Who were they? What picture of their times did they present? Were their works intended to influence their contemporaries and what success did they enjoy? Other contributions deal with the exercise of political power, the relations ... More

Keywords: Jean Froissart, William Worcester, Philippe de Commynes, political power, court, death penalty, justice, France, kingdom

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780853236955
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846314421

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Christopher Allmand, editor

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