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Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980-1198 Constance Brittain Bouchard

Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980-1198

Constance Brittain Bouchard

Published January 1st 1987
ISBN : 9780801419744
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416 pages
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In Sword, Miter, and Cloister, Constance Brittain Bouchard provides a fresh perspective on social and ecclesiastical life in the High Middle Ages. Drawing on a vast range of primary sources, she reveals the surprisingly close relationship between theMoreIn Sword, Miter, and Cloister, Constance Brittain Bouchard provides a fresh perspective on social and ecclesiastical life in the High Middle Ages. Drawing on a vast range of primary sources, she reveals the surprisingly close relationship between the nobility and reformed monasteries in Burgundy. By focusing on a region considered to be the heart of aristocratic and monastic Europe during this era, Bouchard is able to develop themes and reach conclusions that can be applied to much of Europe.