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Juniper Hall

Angelica Goodden

in Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the early 1790s, Staël's refuge at Juniper Hall (Surrey) with her émigré lover Louis de Narbonne brings her into contact with Fanny Burney, and the women admire each other extravagantly until ... More


Duke of Narbonne and Count of Toulouse

G.E.M. Lippiatt

in Simon V of Montfort and Baronial Government, 1195-1218

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805137
eISBN:
9780191843181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805137.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

Simon’s dynamism failed just as his crusade reached its zenith in the acquisition of the county of Toulouse. Though Simon’s introduction of French feudal patterns and antiheretical policies stood in ... More


The View from the Executive (1792)

Biancamaria Fontana

in Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169040
eISBN:
9781400880614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169040.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the most important effect that the Narbonne episode had on Staël's political position was to increase her skepticism about the power of political institutions. Executive ... More


Addressing William Pitt (1794)

Biancamaria Fontana

in Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169040
eISBN:
9781400880614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169040.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how, for Staël, the anticipation of a new state of affairs in Paris was not just a matter of general interest but carried immediate consequences for her own future plans and ... More


The Trial

E. M. Rose

in The Murder of William of Norwich: The Origins of the Blood Libel in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190219628
eISBN:
9780190219659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190219628.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the homicide trial in 1150 of a knight, Simon de Novers, before King Stephen, in which his bishop defended him from the charge of having killed his Jewish banker. Bishop William ... More


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