The Lords of Lusignan in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries

  title={The Lords of Lusignan in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries},
  author={S. Painter},
  pages={27 - 47}
  • S. Painter
  • Published 1957
  • History
  • Speculum
  • FEW feudal families are of interest to as wide a variety of scholarly specialists as the house of Lusignan. The historian of Poitou sees the Lusignans as the most turbulent and vigorous of the region's baronial dynasties -one which in the thirteenth century almost succeeded in creating a feudal principality between the Loire and the Garonne. To the historian of France as a whole the Lusignans were for many years the chief impediment to the development of Capetian authority in Northern Aquitaine… CONTINUE READING
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        Layettes du tr6sor des chartes, ii
          Layettes du trisor des chartes, ii
            Recueil des historiens de France, xiI
              Rotuli chartarum
                The Itinerary of King Richard I (Pipe Roll Society, Li), pp. 82, 113. 91 CharTes de NouailU