The Military Leadership of Matilda of Canossa, 1046-1115 PDF ePub eBook

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The Military Leadership of Matilda of Canossa, 1046-1115 free pdf This is the first account in English of the entire, 40-year military career of one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Challenging the boundaries between military and gender history, and surveying a vast range of contemporary sources, it explains how Countess Matilda rose to the defense of the reforming popes, defeated the Holy Roman Emperor in battle and turned the tide of the so-called Investiture Contest, the first great war between medieval Church and State.

About David J. Hay

David J. Hay is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada

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Author : David J. Hay
Publisher : Manchester University Press
Data Published : 01 December 2010
ISBN : 0719073596
EAN : 9780719073595
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 306 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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  • The Military Leadership of Matilda of Canossa, 1046-1115 free pdfThe Military Leadership of Matilda of Canossa, 1046-1115

    . This is the first account in English of the entire, 40-year military career of one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Challenging the boundaries between military and gender history, and