French Chivalry: Chivalric Ideas and Practices in Mediaeval France
The author describes the various ideas that may be called chivalric, illustrates their nature and content from contemporary literature, and attempts to show what effect they had on the ethical principles and practices of the feudal nobility.
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I loved Painter's casual, yet informative writing style. Chapters are separated into "The Nobles of France", "Feudal Chivalry", "Religious Chivalry", "Courtly Love", and "Criticisms and Compromises ... Read full review