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Men at the Center free pdf Three portraits of men who were at the very center of governance in thirteenth-century France. Men who strove in the shadow of King Louis IX (Saint Louis) to impose a redemptive regime on the realm. Jordan treats them as individuals, but in a sense they are also types: Robert of Sorbon, a churchman- Etienne Boileau, a bourgeois- and Simon de Nesle, an aristocrat. Robert was the founder of the Sorbonne (one of the first significant colleges of the medieval University of Paris)- Boileau was the prevoAet or royal administrator of Paris- and Simon was twice co-regent of the kingdom. Thinking about them and their relations with Louis IX opens up a new and altogether sobering vista for exploring the nature of the king's rule and the impact of his rule on his subjects.

About William Chester Jordan

Jordan is Dayton-Stockton Professor of History and Chairman of the History Department of Princeton University.

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Author : William Chester Jordan
Publisher : Central European University Press
Data Published : 20 September 2012
ISBN : 6155225125
EAN : 9786155225123
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 140 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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