Jews, Regalian Rights, And The Constitution In Medieval France

@article{Jordan1998JewsRR,
  title={Jews, Regalian Rights, And The Constitution In Medieval France},
  author={William C. Jordan},
  journal={AJS Review},
  year={1998},
  volume={23},
  pages={1 - 16}
}
  • W. Jordan
  • Published 1 April 1998
  • History, Economics
  • AJS Review
It is fashionable to imagine a great dichotomy between the feudal monarchies in the West and the brittle, particularistic entity of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation. To Voltaire's mean-spirited gibe that the latter was neither holy, Roman, nor an Empire might be added that it was also not really German, since millions of Netherlanders, Italians, and Slavs, as well as Provencals and Savoyards, lived within its territorial limits. France and England, the stereotype goes, had achieved a… 

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