Brittany and the Angevins: Province and Empire 1158–1203 by J. A. Everard PDF

By J. A. Everard

ISBN-10: 052102692X

ISBN-13: 9780521026925

ISBN-10: 0521660718

ISBN-13: 9780521660716

the rule of thumb of the Angevins in Brittany is characterised frequently as establishing an remoted 'Celtic' society to a much broader international and implementing new and alien associations. This learn of Brittany less than the Angevins, first released in 2000, demonstrates that the other is correct: that sooner than the arrival of Henry II in 1158, the Bretons have been already energetic contributors in Anglo-Norman and French society. certainly these Bretons with landholdings in England, Normandy and Anjou have been already familiar with Angevin rule. The ebook examines intimately the skill wherein Henry II won sovereignty over Brittany and the way it was once ruled as a consequence via the Angevin kings of britain from 1158 to 1203. specifically, it examines the level to which the Angevins governed Brittany at once, or delegated authority both to local dukes or royal ministers and exhibits that during this recognize the character of Angevin rule replaced and advanced over the period.

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