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Feudal Society in Medieval France : Documents from the County of Champagne.

Author/Creator:
Evergates, Theodore.
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Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993.
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1 online resource (197 pages)
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The Middle Ages Ser.
The Middle Ages Ser.
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Subjects:
Feudalism -- France -- Champagne-Ardenne -- History -- Sources.
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500 -- Sources.
Champagne-Ardenne (France) -- History -- Sources.
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Electronic books.
Contents:
Cover
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter I. The Governance of a Feudal State
Feudal Policies
1. Permission to Clairvaux to acquire fiefs, ca. 1145
2. The Count Acquires a Castle and Grants Fiefs for Castleguard, 1200
3. The Assignment of a New Fief, 1201
4. Liege Homage is Imposed 011 a Younger Brother in, 1201
5. Authorization to Build a Castle, 1206
6. An Exemption to the Castle Policy, 1223
7. An Allodial Castle is Feudalized, 1221
8. Confiscation of an Unauthorized Alienation, 1234
9. The Repurchase of a Fief, 1244
10. The Great Feudal Inquest, 1249-1250
11. Unauthorized Alienations to the Church, 1250-1252
12. Restrictions on Templar Acquisitions, 1191, 1255
13. Authorization to Acquire Feudal Property, 1260
14. Royal Taxation of Alienated Fiefs, 1291
15. Count Thibaut V Taxes his Feudal Tenants, 1257
Rural and Urban Policies
16. Count Henry Franchises a New Village, 1175
17. A joint Sponsorship (parzag-e) of a New Community, 1223
18. The Communal Franchises of, 1230-1232
19. A Tax on the Jews, 1222
The Fairs of Champagne
20. Regulations of the Fairs of May, 1164
21. The Official Weigh Station, 1174
22. Cloth Merchants Must Pay the Sales Tax, 1175
23. Clothmakers at Provins Must be Residents, ca. 1223
24. The Merchants of Piacenza are Banned from the Fairs, 1243
Chapter II: Family Affairs
Marriage and Divorce
25. An Unconsummated Marriage is Undone, 1153
26. A Prenuptial Agreement, 1205
27. A Baronial Dowry, 1223
28. A Contract of Marriage Between Knightly Families, 1231
29. Count Thibaut IV's Marriage Contract, 1233
30. A Projected Divorce Settlement, 1224
31. A Marriage Depends on a Divorce, 1231.
32. A Woman takes her Estranged Husband to Court, 1284
Inheritances
33. A Younger Son Contests his Inheritance, 1215
34. Fiefs are Allotted to Future Heirs, 1230
35. The Statute on the Female Inheritance of Castles, 1212
36. The Custom Regarding Feudal Inheritances, 1270
37. The Age of Feudal Majority, 1278
38. An Inquest on the Age of Countess Jeanne, 1284
39. When a Noblewoman Marries a Commoner, ca. 1270
The Dower Custom
40. Count Thibaut III dowers Countess Blanche, 1199
41. The Seneschal's Wife Does Homage for her Dolver Lands, 1209
42. Two Knights Dower their Wives,1221, 1223
43. The Dower Custom of Champagne, ca. 1270
Ecclesiastical Placevnents
44. Abbess Heloise Founds the Convent of La Pornmeraye, ca. 1147
45. Countess Marie and Her Tutor at Avenay, 1159
46. Limitation on the Number of Nuns at Avenay,1201
47. A Knight Becomes a Monk at Clairvaux,1205
48. The Lord of Reynel becomes a Monk at Clairvaux,1216
49. The Castellan of Vitry Places his Daughter in Avenay, 1238
50. Pope Urban IV Orders a Convent to Accept a Literate Girl, 1262
Testaments
51. The Restament of the Knight Hagan of Ery, ca. 1190
52. The Restament of the Knight Erard of Nully,1249
53. The Testament of Count Thibaut V, 1257
54. The Restament of Lady Marie of Esternay, 1279
Chapter III: Feudal Affairs and Lordship
Notifications
55. A Renunciation and a Renewal of Homage, 1216, 1219
56. A Sale of the Mouvance of Rear-Fiefs, 1219
57. A knight's Family Must Approve his Sale, 1226
58. Permission to Sell a Rear-Fief, 1229
59. The Two Seals of the Lady of Ramelupt, 1222
60. The Former Chamberlain does not Recall a Grant, 1238
61. The Lord of Vignory Corrects King Louis IX, 1239
62. A Cadet Pays Relief for his Brother's Fief, 1252.
63. Feudal Tenants must Pay Homage to a New Lord, 1252
64. The Nobles of Champagne Protest Royal Taxation, 1314
Mortgages, Debts, and Sales
65. Castles are Mortgaged to the Count,1201, 1210
66. A Baron's debt to a Sienese Merchant, 1224
67. A Baron's Debt to the Count's Jews, 1231
68. A fief is Mortgaged to the Hospitallers, 1231
69. A fief is Mortgaged to the Cistercians, 1238
70. The Custom Regarding Feudal Mortgages, ca. 1270
71. A Knight Creates an Annuity, 1202
72. A real Estate Transaction, 1219-1220
73. A lady has Misplaced a Letter of Debt, 1245
Lordship
74. A New Village is Dismantled
75. A lord's Rights Over his Villagers, 1203
76. The lord of Chacenay Exacts Four Extraordinary Taxes, 1218
77. The High Court upholds Jean of Joinville's Rights, 1288
Chapter IV: The Crusades
The Templars
78. William of Tyre Describes the Templars in 1118
79. Bernard of Clairvaux, In Pyaise of the New Knigthood, ca. 1130
80. A Gift to the Templars, 1201
Prince Henry and the Second Crusade
81. A letter of Introduction to the Byzantine Emperor, 1147
82. Louis VII Praises Henry to his Father, 1149
83. Bernard Complains to Abbot Suger about a Tournament, 1149
84. Henry Requests a Meeting with Abbot Suger, 1149
85. Bernard consoles Countess Mathilda over her son's Behavior, 1152
Preparingfor a Crusade
86. Josbert of La Ferti-sur-Aube Settles his Affairs, 1146
87. A townsman of Troyes Finances his Journey, 1147
88. Count Henry II Collects the Saladin Tithe, 1188
89. A Knight Finances his Sons' Trip to Constantinople, 1212
90. The Seneschal Describes his Preparations, 1248
Consequences of the Crusades
91. The High Court Considers a Pilgrim's Prolonged Absence, 1166
92. Count Henry's Vow while a Hostage, 1182
93. The Rule of the Order of Trinitarians, 1198.
94. A Mother Seeks to Ransom her Son, 1215
95. A Thirty-Year Captivity, 1233
Chapter V: Acts of Violence, Liberality, and Charity
Violence
96. An Assassination Attempt on Count Hugh, 1104
97. Count Henry Resists the Archbishop of Reims, 1171-1172
98. The Death of an Excommunicated Marshal, 1185
99.The Great Fire at Troyes, 1188
100. A Holocaust of Heretics, 1239
101. The Wrath of Nuns, 1266
Liberality
102. The Cistercian Monastery of Vauluisant, 1127
103. Clairva~ucis Exempted from Tolls and Taxes, 1154
104. The Cistercian Convent of Argensolles, 1224
Charity
105. Foundation of the Hospital of La Barre, 1211
106. Fish for the Cistercian Chapter General Meeting, 1216
107. Light for Clairvaux and its Charnel House, 1223
108. Clothing and Shoes for the Poor, 1228
Bibliography
Index.
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Print version: Evergates, Theodore Feudal Society in Medieval France
ISBN:
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9780812214413
OCLC:
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