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The Conventum of Aquitaine : An Early Eleventh Century Latin Narrative

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Love And Complaints In Angouleme: Agreements Between Count William Of The Aquitanians And Hugh Of Lusignan (1028), George Beech Dec 2006

Love And Complaints In Angouleme: Agreements Between Count William Of The Aquitanians And Hugh Of Lusignan (1028), George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


The Biblical David As Role Model In The Early 11th Century Latin Narrative The Conventum Of Aquitaine, George Beech Dec 2003

The Biblical David As Role Model In The Early 11th Century Latin Narrative The Conventum Of Aquitaine, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


Narrative Structures And Techniques In The Conventum Of Aquitaine Ca. 1030, George Beech Dec 2001

Narrative Structures And Techniques In The Conventum Of Aquitaine Ca. 1030, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


The Contribution Of Diplomatics To The Identification Of An Early-Eleventh-Century Aquitanian Narrative, George Beech Dec 2001

The Contribution Of Diplomatics To The Identification Of An Early-Eleventh-Century Aquitanian Narrative, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


The Lord/Dependant (Vassal) Relationship: A Case Study From Aquitaine C. 1030, George Beech Dec 1997

The Lord/Dependant (Vassal) Relationship: A Case Study From Aquitaine C. 1030, George Beech

George T. Beech

This paper, a contribution to the current discussion on feudalism, is a study of a single, exceptionally well-documented lord/dependant (vassal) relationship from early eleventh century Aquitaine. It is based on an analysis of a 340-line narrative (Paris, BN, Lat., 5927) of a dispute between the Count of Poitiers and one of his castellans, Hugh of Lusignan. It examines successively, (1) the author's vocabulary of dependence, (2) contemporary conceptions of lordship and dependence, (3) the customary basis of this relationship; i.e. obligations, restrictions, and rights, (4) its landed, economic basis, and (5) its effectiveness. What distinguishes this narrative ...


Hugh Of Lusignan: Agreement Between Lord And Vassal, George Beech Dec 1987

Hugh Of Lusignan: Agreement Between Lord And Vassal, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.