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The Christian Commonwealth of Europe, 1436–1536

Norman Housley

in Religious Warfare in Europe 1400-1536

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199552283
eISBN:
9780191716515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552283.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the century that followed the end of the Hussite wars religious warfare found a number of distinctive outlets. In Eastern Europe, the defence of the frontier against the advancing Turks by armies ... More


Kingship and Christianity

Julia M. H. Smith

in Europe after Rome: A New Cultural History 500-1000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192892638
eISBN:
9780191670626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892638.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Stephen of Hungary illustrates the ways in which kings were central to the religious life of the early Middle Ages, fostering Christianity and benefiting from the ideology that this religion in turn ... More


Gregory VII and the Periphery of Latin Europe

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

In April 1075, Pope Gregory VII dispatched a group of six letters to destinations in eastern and northern Europe — to Duke Gésa of Hungary who was the ... More


Underpinnings: antagonisms and allegiances

Normal Housley

in Crusading and the Ottoman Threat, 1453-1505

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199227051
eISBN:
9780191746031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227051.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The promotion of a crusade against the Ottoman Turks hinged on important formulations of hostility and association in east and west. First and foremost there was the creation of an image of the enemy ... More


Strategy, mobilization, and control

Normal Housley

in Crusading and the Ottoman Threat, 1453-1505

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199227051
eISBN:
9780191746031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227051.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter starts by surveying the major contours of crusading strategy as it evolved following the fall of Constantinople. It then considers the spectrum of ways in which the papal court attempted ... More


Recruitment and finance

Normal Housley

in Crusading and the Ottoman Threat, 1453-1505

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199227051
eISBN:
9780191746031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227051.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a consideration of the part that was played by voluntary service, moving from examples that demonstrate its significance and broad spread, to the remarkable cluster of ... More


The Murder of Andrew of Hungary and the Making of a Neapolitan She-Wolf

Elizabeth Casteen

in From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453861
eISBN:
9781501701009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453861.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter details the events surrounding the murder of Andrew of Hungary (b. 1328), husband of Johanna of Naples. On the morning of September 19, 1345, Andrew was found suffocated and strangled, ... More


From She-Wolf to Radiant Queen: The Reign of Louis of Taranto and the Rehabilitation of Johanna of Naples

Elizabeth Casteen

in From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453861
eISBN:
9781501701009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453861.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the transformation of Johanna’s image between 1345 and 1362, which can be attributed to the activities of two antagonists. The first was Louis of Hungary, whose vendetta ... More


Saintly People

Steven A. Epstein

in The Talents of Jacopo da Varagine: A Genoese Mind in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700507
eISBN:
9781501703614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700507.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the distinctive and revealing aspects of Jacopo's work and his original contributions to standard narratives. It looks at some of the saints' lives included in the Legenda Aurea ... More


In the East

in The Man Who Believed He Was King of France: A True Medieval Tale

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226145259
eISBN:
9780226145273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226145273.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

On March 23, 1357, at Bordeaux, Giannino di Guccio and the English agreed to a truce to last from Easter of that year, April 9, until Easter of 1359, April 29. The king of France, Jean II the Good, ... More


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