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The Resource A tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century, William Chester Jordan

A tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century, William Chester Jordan

Label
A tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century
Title
A tale of two monasteries
Title remainder
Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century
Statement of responsibility
William Chester Jordan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Tale of Two Monasteries takes an unprecedented look at one of the great rivalries of the Middle Ages and offers it as a revealing lens through which to view the intertwined histories of medieval England and France. This is the first book to systematically compare Westminster Abbey and the abbey of Saint-Denis--two of the most important ecclesiastical institutions of the thirteenth century--and to do so through the lives and competing careers of the two men who ruled them, Richard de Ware of Westminster and Mathieu de Vendome of Saint-Denis. Esteemed historian William Jordan weaves a breathta
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jordan, William C.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Abbaye de Saint-Denis (Saint-Denis, France)
  • Richard
  • Mathieu
  • Mathieu
  • Richard
  • Abbaye de Saint-Denis (Saint-Denis, France)
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Great Britain
  • France
  • RELIGION
  • HISTORY
  • Politics and government
  • France
  • Great Britain
Label
A tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century, William Chester Jordan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
England and France in the early thirteenth century -- Two great monasteries and two young men -- The Treaty of Paris -- The best of times, the worst of times -- A monumental rivalry -- Two royal successions -- The abbeys in the new regimes -- Diplomacy and governance -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn442778349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691139012
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt6j3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)442778349
Label
A tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth century, William Chester Jordan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
England and France in the early thirteenth century -- Two great monasteries and two young men -- The Treaty of Paris -- The best of times, the worst of times -- A monumental rivalry -- Two royal successions -- The abbeys in the new regimes -- Diplomacy and governance -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn442778349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691139012
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt6j3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)442778349

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