In France, by contrast, the crown invariably passed from deceased kings to their eldest paternal relatives and the reigning Capetian
dynasty never faced extinction.
For a useful bibliographical summary on Bertrada, see Kathleen Nolan, 'The Tomb of Adelaide of Maurienne', in Capetian
Sobre su actividad como patrona, SCHOWALTER, Kathleen, Capetian
Women and their books: Art, Idelogy, and Dinastic continuity in Medieval France, Tesis Doctoral, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 2005, y los dos capitulos, SHADIS, Miriam, "Blanche of Castille and Facinger's Medieval Queenship" (pp.
Monarchies, including the Capetian
dynasty in France, were overthrown, and other reforms that allegedly broke with Europe's feudal, aristocratic past were instituted.
The gothic style emerged at the time of the consolidation of the kingdom of France during the reign of the Capetian
explores how as the French region of Languedoc came to be absorbed into the medieval Capetian
kingdom in the wake of the Albigensian Crusade municipal, royal, and ecclesiastical officials struggled for jurisdiction over the population of the city of Toulouse, as well as how urban populations themselves engaged in these contestations through protests, revolts, and public engagement with the legal system, thereby playing a key role in the formation of the political and judicial structures of the 13th and 14th centuries.
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MONARCHY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS IN THE THIRTEENTH AND FOURTEENTH CENTURIES
50) The Capetian
kings seem to have been constantly involved in marriage scandals, including adultery, bigamy, and incest since the beginning of the eleventh century, when King Robert the Pious married three women, and repudiated two wives, claiming that the marriages had been tainted by incest.
Turner succeeds in placing Eleanor at the center of a century's worth of political and administrative activity dominated by the towering figures of Henry II, Richard I, and John and their perpetual confrontation with the Capetian
kings Louis VII (Eleanor's first husband) and Philip II, he interprets her activity, especially before 1176 (when she was imprisoned by Henry II for inciting the rebellion of their sons), as unproductive, impulsive, and even nefarious, even though most of these interpretations are speculations based on very thin evidence.
Rather than confront the all-too-fresh ignominies of military surrender, German occupation, and French collaboration, the self-professed royalist appeals time and again to the France of the Capetian
kings and their inaugural triumph over the German emperor Otto IV.
The episodes' successive heroes and kings, both good and evil, lead Stahl to the central argument that the lineage of the biblical kings and the establishment of the kingdom of Israel present a paradigm or even a prefiguration of the Capetian
monarchy as defenders of the Church (207).
Visual excerpts from Saint-Pathus' life had been a central feature of artistic cycles in Capetian
commissions made for Louis' descendants.