Angevin


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  • noun

Synonyms for Angevin

a resident of Anjou

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Christians and Jews in Angevin England makes a welcome contribution to the fields of medieval Jewish history and English history, not only in bringing together strong scholarship, but in giving real and meaningful expression to a genuinely interdisciplinary approach to the history of an event and its commemoration.
Angevin, who plans to major in applied psychology, says she barely went to church every Sunday before finding FOCUS, but now she goes to Mass almost every day.
In the Neapolitan monument, however, this element is echoed below by a second enthroned portrait of the ruler in the middle of the sarcophagus front, flanked by a row of family members; all sit within archways that mimic the now-truncated tomb baldachin in the manner established by Tino on his earlier tombs in the Angevin capital (fig.
When Joan of Arc burst onto on the scene in 1428, the French Angevins were on the ropes, struggling to keep the English from grabbing not just the French throne but the Angevin heartland itself.
And there has been much recent interest in the text's interventions within the politics of Anglo-Norman patronage, Angevin empire-building, and the relations between the native Welsh and Anglo-Norman colonial efforts in Wales during this period.
These factors contributed to a rising tide of anti-Jewish sentiment that eroded the relative tolerance that English Jewry had enjoyed, creating a furious backlash in Angevin England.
As such he was related to both the Capetian as well as the Angevin royal houses.
Being dragged kicking and screaming to sign the Magna Carta meant that we became an English-based United Kingdom and not just part of a bigger Angevin empire.
Guelfism, at least, still provided a suitable ideological framework for some political actors: Jacopo Piccinino and the bracceschi ended up as Guelfs because they fought for particular liberties and supported the Angevin claim to the Kingdom of Naples against the Ghibelline entente between the Sforza and the Aragonese kings backed by the Medici and by popes such as Pius II.
11) Constructed of local limestone in an austere, but elegant, Angevin Gothic style, these buildings would retain their 12th century aspect for roughly the next two hundred years, during a period of decline in the abbey's fortunes.
Second: The three lions on the football shirts are the arms of the Angevin Kings (1075-1275).
This notion of law as residing in the unwritten rules that governed social interaction in the community was particularly true of England, where, Hayek contends, the ordinances of the Norman and Angevin monarchs played a more muted role in shaping social regulation and where the law administered by the king's courts had its origins in the judicial articulation of preexisting rules and practices that were common to the community.
By conquest, papal and imperial intrigue or marriage it passed to Saracens who came from what is now Tunisia, then Normans, Holy Roman Emperor Hohenstaufens, Angevin French, Aragonese and the Spanish Bourbons.
This lavish modera presentation of the codex is entirely merited by its witness to the flourishing Angevin period in Hungarian history and by the rarity of secular antiphonaries from this time, even outside of Hungary (none survive from medieval Paris, for example).
xxii, and Malcolm Vale, The Origins of the Hundred Years War: The Angevin Legacy 1250-1340 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996), p.