New Publication: Medieval World: Culture & Conflict Issue 6, “King Louis IX of France (r. 1226-1270)”

Issue 6 of Medieval World: Culture & Conflict looks at the world of King Louis IX of France (r. 1226–1270) – “the most Christian king” – who was a keen diplomat, ardent crusader, and remarkable patron.

Theme-related content includes:
M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, “‘The most Christian king’: The World of Louis IX,” 16-23.
William E. Welsh, “Disaster in the Delta: Louis’ Seventh Crusade,” 24-27.
Nicholas Morton, “Louis and the Mongols: Eurasian Geopolitics and the Tides of War and Diplomacy,” 28-33.
Sean L. Field, “Louis IX’s Large Family: Powerful Women of the Capetian Court,” 34-37.
Lindy Grant, “Blanche of Castile: The Mother of Louis IX,” 38-41.

Other features:
Marvin G. Haynes, “Bloody Waters: The Imjin War at Sea, 1592-1598,” 8-13.
Robert Jones, “Heraldic Roots: Origins and Early Development,” 14-15.
Magdalena Lanuszka, “Wawel Hill: The Real ‘House of the Dragon’,” 42-45.
Andrew G. Ralston, “‘A stately edifice of large extent’: Glasgow’s Medieval Cathedral,” 46-47.
Brandon M. Bender, “Æthelred versus Cnut: The English Campaigns of 1014,” 48-51.
Manon Henzen, “Blanc Manger: Chicken pudding anyone?” 52-53.
Adrian Gheorghe, “Dracula’s Men: The Equipment and Tactics of Wallachian Soldiers,” 54-57.

Preorder here.


Published by charlottecook

Charlotte Cook graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in European History from Washington & Lee University in 2019. In 2020 she received her Master’s degree in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, earning the classification of Merit. Her research explores questions of royal patronage, both by and in honor of rulers, in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England. She has worked as a researcher and collections assistant at several museums and galleries, and plans to begin her PhD in the autumn of 2022.

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