Truce of God


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a suspension of arms promulgated by the church, which occasionally took place in the Middle Ages, putting a stop to private hostilities at or within certain periods.

See also: Truce

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Rowan Williams articulates something of this fear in The Truce of God, where he writes:</p> <pre>
In defending this thesis, Bull establishes handily that the Peace of God and Truce of God were a failure in southwestern France.