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The Murder of Charles the Good (Records of Western Civilization Series)

 
 
 
 
The Murder of Charles the Good (Records of Western Civilization Series)
Author: Galbert of Bruges
ISBN 13: 9780231136716
ISBN 10: 231136714
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 2005-06-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $35.00
 
 

This new edition offers an account of the murder of the Charles the Good in 1127 and its profound effects on medieval Flemish society and the balance of power in Europe. Galbert of Bruges presents a vivid portrait of the political and social unrest that engulfed Flemish society in the aftermath of Charles the Good's death.

Historians have long recognized The Murder of Charles the Good as a remarkable point of entry for understanding the most important political, legal, and social issues that confronted medieval Europe.