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The Writings of Agnes of Harcourt

The Life of Isabelle of France and the Letter on Louis IX and Longchamp

The Writings of Agnes of Harcourt( )
Edited and Translated by: Field, Sean
Series title:Notre Dame Texts in Medieval Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-268-04404-6
Publication Date:Sep 2003
Publisher:University of Notre Dame Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Agnes of Harcourt is an important though little-known 13th-century author. Born into a leading Norman noble family, she became an abbess at the new royal Franciscan abbey of Longchamp, founded just outside of Paris by Isabelle of France, sister of Louis IX. In the 1280s Agnes wrote a substantial biography of Isabelle of France, as well as a brief letter detailing Louis IX's involvement with the abbey. These texts were based on Agnes' first-hand observations and contained many lively...
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Book Details
Pages:120
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Royalty
History / Europe / France
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 8.5 x 0.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds



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