The Murder of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders.



The Murder of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders. And it should be known that I, Galbert, a notary, though I had no suitable place for writing, set down on tablets a summary of events and in the midst of so much danger by night and conflict by day I had to wait for moments of peace during the night or day to set in order the present account of events as they happened, and in this way, though in great straits, I transcribed for the faithful what you see and read From The Murder of Charles the Good On March 12, 1127, Charles the Good, Count of Flanders, was slain in the church of Saint Donatian in Bruges in a plot devised by an embittered noble family Known for creating laws to protect and help the poor, Charles the Good s assassination sent ripples throughout Europe, affecting the balance of power between England, France, and the Holy Roman Empire It also threw Flemish society into chaos as this prosperous region became engulfed in a brutal struggle for power With a journalistic eye, Galbert of Bruges, a notary and cleric, presents a riveting portrait of the day to day political and social unrest that followed in the wake of Charles s murder and the military battles to control Flanders.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 definitions of freedom and servility the competing claims of national and royal sovereignty and the rise of the bourgeoisie. New Download The Murder of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders. [ author ] Galbert De Bruges [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • The Murder of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders.
  • Galbert De Bruges
  • English
  • 16 February 2018
  • 0231136714

10 thoughts on “The Murder of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders.

  1. Hot Diggity Dan says:

    An extremely compelling and well ordered chronicle The translation is a little rote at times, leaningtoward the literal than I would prefer The Latin probably has muchimbued meaning that the editor effectively mutes with rote phrasology like in order that for ut Any intermediate Latinist will share that gripe As for the history, it is a remarkably complex feud between rival Flemish factions in the 12th century and makes for an excellent resource in the study of regional vs l An extremely compelling and well ordered chronicle The translation is a little rote at time...

  2. Jen says:

    Towards the very beginning of this book, Galbert apologizes falsely, I believe, as humility tropes are very popular for the dryness of his writing he s just trying to write things as he knows them, and facts are sometimes uninteresting.Yes Yes they are And until I actually have to teach this so far, I ve escaped doing so , I will be content with reading the half that I have finished and just being interested by the summary of the rest of it Because dry doesn t even begin to cover what cou Towards the very beginning of this book, Galbert apologizes falsely, I believe, as humility tropes are very popular for the dryness of his writing he s just trying to write things as he knows them, and facts are sometimes uninteresting.Yes Yes they are And until I actually have to teach this so far, I ve escaped doing so , I will be content with reading the half that I...

  3. Morena says:

    Everyone writing fiction or nonfiction about middle ages should read Galbert I Galbert say these things in keeping with the feeling of the crowd and the rage of those who would have hanged the captive Walter right away or torn him to pieces by some new and unheard of means of death, if the count ha...

  4. Chrism485 says:

    It s thorough but I found that much detail exhausting Very informative in terms of learning about how people lived in Bruges in the 12th century.

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