skip to content
Isabelle of France : Capetian sanctity and Franciscan identity in the thirteenth century Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Isabelle of France : Capetian sanctity and Franciscan identity in the thirteenth century

Author: Sean L Field
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"As the only daughter of Blanche of Castile, one of France's most powerful queens, and as the sister of the Capetian saint Louis IX, Isabelle of France (1225-1270) was situated at the nexus of sanctity and power during a significant era of French culture and medieval history. In this ground-breaking examination of Isabelle's career, Sean Field uses a wealth of previously unstudied material to address significant  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Field, Sean L. (Sean Linscott), 1970-
Isabelle of France.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607861533
Online version:
Field, Sean L. (Sean Linscott), 1970-
Isabelle of France.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)626768806
Named Person: Isabelle, Princess of France; Louis, King of France; Isabelle; Louis; Isabelle, Princess of France; Louis, King of France; Ludwig, Frankreich König VIIII.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean L Field
ISBN: 026802880X 9780268028800 9780268028800
OCLC Number: 70045976
Description: xii, 288 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The princess and the queen : negotiating virginity --
Ch. 2. Virgo regia : fashioning a royal reputation --
Ch. 3. House rules : Isabelle of France and Longchamp's rule of 1259 --
Ch. 4. A minor triumph : the revised rule of 1263 and its impact --
Ch. 5. Between court and cloister : life and death at Longchamp --
Ch. 6. Notre Sainte Mere : making a Capetian saint.
Responsibility: Sean L. Field.
More information:

Abstract:

Isabelle of France (1225-1270) was situated at the nexus of sanctity and power during a significant era of French culture and medieval history. This work presents an examination of Isabelle's career,  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Sean Field's Isabelle of France is an important addition to our understanding of medieval sanctity, especially royal sanctity and the Capetian dynasty, as well as lay participation and leadership in Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70045976> # Isabelle of France : Capetian sanctity and Franciscan identity in the thirteenth century
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "70045976" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Place/notre_dame_ind> ; # Notre Dame, Ind.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/inu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Topic/blessed_france> ; # Blessed--France
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204289> ; # France.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Person/ludwig_frankreich_konig_viiii> ; # Frankreich König VIIII. Ludwig
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> ; # Families
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Organization/longchamp_kloster> ; # Longchamp / Kloster.
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/267245061> ; # Princess of France Isabelle
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/242074072> ; # Klarissen.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076505> ; # Princesses
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BX4705> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/242967176> ; # Franziskanerinnen.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Person/louis> ; # Louis
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Person/isabelle> ; # Isabelle
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/89182909> ; # King of France Louis IX
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/282.092/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Topic/princesses_france> ; # Princesses--France
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Person/isabelle_princess_of_france_1225_1270> ; # Princess of France Isabelle
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/834274> ; # Blessed
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Person/louis_ix_king_of_france_1214_1270> ; # King of France Louis IX
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2006" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/70109510> ; # Sean Linscott Field
    schema:datePublished "2006" ;
    schema:description "Ch. 1. The princess and the queen : negotiating virginity -- Ch. 2. Virgo regia : fashioning a royal reputation -- Ch. 3. House rules : Isabelle of France and Longchamp's rule of 1259 -- Ch. 4. A minor triumph : the revised rule of 1263 and its impact -- Ch. 5. Between court and cloister : life and death at Longchamp -- Ch. 6. Notre Sainte Mere : making a Capetian saint."@en ;
    schema:description ""As the only daughter of Blanche of Castile, one of France's most powerful queens, and as the sister of the Capetian saint Louis IX, Isabelle of France (1225-1270) was situated at the nexus of sanctity and power during a significant era of French culture and medieval history. In this ground-breaking examination of Isabelle's career, Sean Field uses a wealth of previously unstudied material to address significant issues in medieval religious history, including the possibilities for women's religious authority, the creation and impact of royal sanctity, and the relationship between men and women within the mendicant orders. Field reinterprets Isabelle's career as a Capetian princess. Isabelle was remarkable for choosing a life of holy virginity and for founding and co-authoring a rule for the Franciscan abbey of Longchamp. Isabelle did not become a nun there, but remained a powerful lay patron, living in a modest residence on the abbey grounds. Field maintains that Isabelle was a key actor in creating the aura of sanctity that surrounded the French royal family in the thirteenth century, underscoring the link between the growth of Capetian prestige and power and the idea of a divinely ordained, virtuous, and holy royal family. Her contemporary reputation for sanctity emerges from a careful analysis of the Life of Isabelle of France written by the third abbess of Longchamp, Agnes of Harcourt, and from papal bulls, letters, and other contemporary sources that have only recently come to light. Field also argues that Isabelle had a profound effect on the institutional history of Franciscan women. By remaining outside the official Franciscan and church hierarchies, Isabelle maintained an ambiguous position that allowed her to embrace Franciscan humility while retaining royal influence. Her new order of Sorores minores was eagerly adopted by a number of communities, and her rule for the order eventually spread from France to England, Italy, and Spain. An important study of a medieval woman's agency and power, Isabelle of France explores the life of a remarkable figure in French and Franciscan history."--Publisher's website."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/476699518> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/607861533> ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/626768806> ;
    schema:name "Isabelle of France : Capetian sanctity and Franciscan identity in the thirteenth century"@en ;
    schema:productID "70045976" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70045976#PublicationEvent/notre_dame_ind_university_of_notre_dame_press_2006> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Agent/university_of_notre_dame_press> ; # University of Notre Dame Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780268028800> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70045976> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Agent/university_of_notre_dame_press> # University of Notre Dame Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Notre Dame Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Organization/longchamp_kloster> # Longchamp / Kloster.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Longchamp / Kloster." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Person/isabelle_princess_of_france_1225_1270> # Princess of France Isabelle
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1225" ;
    schema:deathDate "1270" ;
    schema:givenName "Isabelle" ;
    schema:name "Princess of France Isabelle" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Person/louis_ix_king_of_france_1214_1270> # King of France Louis IX
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1214" ;
    schema:deathDate "1270" ;
    schema:givenName "Louis" ;
    schema:name "King of France Louis IX" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Person/ludwig_frankreich_konig_viiii> # Frankreich König VIIII. Ludwig
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:givenName "Ludwig" ;
    schema:name "Frankreich König VIIII. Ludwig" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476699518#Place/notre_dame_ind> # Notre Dame, Ind.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Notre Dame, Ind." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076505> # Princesses
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Princesses"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204289> # France.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "France." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> # Families
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Families"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/834274> # Blessed
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Blessed"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/242074072> # Klarissen.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Klarissen." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/242967176> # Franziskanerinnen.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Franziskanerinnen." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/267245061> # Princess of France Isabelle
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1225" ;
    schema:deathDate "1270" ;
    schema:givenName "Isabelle" ;
    schema:name "Princess of France Isabelle" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/70109510> # Sean Linscott Field
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1970" ;
    schema:familyName "Field" ;
    schema:givenName "Sean Linscott" ;
    schema:givenName "Sean L." ;
    schema:name "Sean Linscott Field" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/89182909> # King of France Louis IX
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1214" ;
    schema:deathDate "1270" ;
    schema:givenName "Louis" ;
    schema:name "King of France Louis IX" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780268028800>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "026802880X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780268028800" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/607861533>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Isabelle of France." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70045976> ; # Isabelle of France : Capetian sanctity and Franciscan identity in the thirteenth century
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/626768806>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Isabelle of France." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70045976> ; # Isabelle of France : Capetian sanctity and Franciscan identity in the thirteenth century
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70045976>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70045976> ; # Isabelle of France : Capetian sanctity and Franciscan identity in the thirteenth century
    schema:dateModified "2015-03-19" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.