The Princely Court: Medieval Courts and Culture in by Malcolm Vale

By Malcolm Vale

during this enticing paintings, Malcolm Vale units out to recapture the elegance of court docket tradition in Western Europe in the course of the 13th and fourteenth centuries. Exploring the time among the demise of St Louis and the increase of Burgundian strength within the Low nations, he illuminates a interval within the heritage of princes and courtroom existence formerly overshadowed by means of that of the courts of the dukes of Burgundy. the result's a desirable review of the character and function of the courtroom in eu historical past, and a party of a forgotten age.

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