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Brittany and the Angevins : province and empire, 1158-1203

Author: Judith Everard
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought, 4th ser., 48.
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"The book examines in detail the means by which Henry II gained sovereignty over Brittany, and how it was governed subsequently by the Angevin kings of England from 1158 to 1203. In particular, it examines the extent to which the Angevins ruled Brittany directly, or delegated authority either to native dukes or royal ministers, and shows that in this respect the nature of Angevin rule changed and evolved over the  Read more...
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Named Person: House of Anjou; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Anjou, Familie.; Heinrich, England König II.; Henri, roi d'Angleterre).; Plantagenêts (dynastie).; Anjou (famille d').
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Everard
ISBN: 0521660718 9780521660716
OCLC Number: 43095755
Description: xiv, 242 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Ducal Brittany, 1066-1166 --
2. Henry II and Brittany --
3. The government of Brittany under Henry II --
4. Duke Geoffrey and Brittany, 1166-1186 --
5. Duke Geoffrey, Henry II and the Angevin empire --
6. The end of Angevin Brittany, 1186-1203 --
App. 1. The 'Assize of Count Geoffrey' --
App. 2. The hereditary seneschals of Rennes --
App. 3. Angevin officers in Brittany --
App. 4. The right of wreck and ducal brefs de mer.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought, 4th ser., 48.
Responsibility: J.A. Everard.
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"The book examines in detail the means by which Henry II gained sovereignty over Brittany, and how it was governed subsequently by the Angevin kings of England from 1158 to 1203. In particular, it examines the extent to which the Angevins ruled Brittany directly, or delegated authority either to native dukes or royal ministers, and shows that in this respect the nature of Angevin rule changed and evolved over the period."--Jacket.

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