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The Resource A tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century, William Chester Jordan

A tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century, William Chester Jordan

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A tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century
Title
A tale of two monasteries
Title remainder
Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century
Statement of responsibility
William Chester Jordan
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Language
eng
Summary
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 Vendome of Saint-Denis. Esteemed historian William Jordan weaves a breathta
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Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
A tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century, William Chester Jordan
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A tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century, William Chester Jordan
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7rvkn
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
England and France in the early thirteenth century -- Two great monasteries and two young men -- The Treaty of Paris -- The best of times, the worst of times -- A monumental rivalry -- Two royal successions -- The abbeys in the new regimes -- Diplomacy and governance -- Epilogue
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1 online resource (xviii, 245 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830381
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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