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Author Naus, James L.

Title Constructing kingship : the Capetian monarchs of France and the early Crusades / James Naus
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016


Description 1 online resource
Series Manchester medieval studies
Manchester medieval studies.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series information; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Notes; Part I Crisis; 1 Framing the Capetian miracle; The basis of sacred kingship; Spiritual centres and the royal image; Notes; 2 The First Crusade and the new economy of status, 1095-1110; Realignments of power; Crisis and response; Notes; Part II Response; 3 Suger of Saint-Denis and the ideology of crusade; Saint-Denis and the Capetian image; Suger's Gesta Ludovici Grossi and the crusades; Architecture, art, and the Capetian image
Notes4 Louis VII and the failure of crusade; The historical setting: Louis VII and the Second Crusade; The spectre of failure; The non-crusade of 1150; Louis VII, Henry II, and Charlemagne; Notes; 5 Philip Augustus, political circumstance, and crusade; Coronation through the Third Crusade; Post Third Crusade; Notes; Bibliography; Primary sources; Manuscripts; Printed; Secondary sources; Index
Summary This book examines the relationship between the Capetian monarchs of France and the Crusades, and considers the challenge to political authority that confronted them following their failure to join the early crusades, and their less-than-impressive involvement in later ones
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
Subject Louis IX, King of France, 1214-1270.
Louis IX, King of France, 1214-1270
Louis IX, King of France, 1214-1270
Crusades -- First, 1096-1099.
Crusades -- Second, 1147-1149.
HISTORY -- World.
HISTORY -- Medieval.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1526100444