Customary aids and royal finance in Capetian France : the marriage aid of Philip the Fair / Elizabeth A.R. Brown

Author(s): Brown, Elizabeth A. R
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Subjects: Taxation--France--History
Finance, Public--France--History
France--History--Philip IV, 1285-1314
Philip IV, King of France, 1268-1314
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Latin
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Medieval Academy of America, 1992
Series: Medieval Academy books no. 100
Medieval Academy books no. 100
LC Classification: H, HJ
Table of Contents: List of Abbreviations
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
I. The Marriage of Isabelle and Royal Finances, 1308 11
1. The Marriage of Isabelle 12
2. Philip the Fair and the Marriages of His Children 22
3. Royal Finances in 1308 26
II. The Theory and Practice of Customary Aids 35
1. The Justifiability of Customary Aids 36
2. The Collection of Customary Aids 44
III. The King and the Marriage Aid, 1308-1309 71
1. The First Attempts to Levy the Aid 71
2. Fiscal Crisis and the Appointment of Commissioners 80
3. The Results of the Commissioners' Initial Efforts 92
IV. Resistance and Protest in the Provinces, 1309 97
1. Representative Traditions in Quercy and Perigord 99
2. The Organization of Opposition in Quercy 112
3. The Final Configuration of the Embassy and the Agents' Powers 136
Note: Carton J 356 of the Archives nationales 143
V. Protest and Negotiation in Paris and the Provinces, 1309-1311 147
1. Delegations to the King in 1309 147
2. The Government Presses Collection 157
3. The Yield of the Marriage Aid 177
VI. Customary Aids and Royal Policy in the Later Fourteenth Century 187
1. The Knighting Aid of 1313 188
2. The Aids of the Least Direct Capetians 207
3. The Aids of the Valois Kings 213
Conclusions 219
Appendix: Documents 227
Bibliography 281
Index 309
Notes: LCCN: 77089929
ISBN: 0915651009
Documents (p. 227-279) chiefly in Latin
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-308) and index
Physical Description: xv, 331 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 27787403
ISBN/ISSN: 0915651009

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