A Translation of the Chronicle of the Abbey of Morigny, France, c. 1100-1150 (Mediaeval Studies 22 illustrated edition)

A Translation of the Chronicle of the Abbey of Morigny, France, c. 1100-1150 (Mediaeval Studies 22 illustrated edition)

By: Richard Cusimano (contributor)Hardback

More than 4 weeks availability

£89.95With FREE Saver Delivery


Other FormatsView more

Create a review


Part 1 Introduction: background; the founding of the Abbey of Morigny; the early abbots; the later history of the Abbey; a postscript on the text and translation. Part 2 Book 1: the prologue; the earliest acquisitions of the Abbey; the labours of Baldwin at the Manor of Maisons, 1102; Abbot Thiou's accomplishments and prayer. Part 3 Book 2: the prologue; the founding of the Abbey; King Philip I acquires the Abbey, 1096; a quick succession of abbots; the election of Abbot Thomas amid hard times; some accomplishments of Abbot Thomas; the cultivation of the Manor of Bleville; struggle for possession of the church of Saint-Martin; a charter from the Archbishop of Sens; other gifts to the Abbey; warfare between Louis VI and Theobald IV; Hugh of Crecy murders Milo II of Montlhery, 1118; Pope Gelasius II visits France; he dies at Cluny, 1119; the installation of Gregory VIII, 1118; the election of Pope Calixtus II at Cluny, 1119; conflict over burial of the dead, 1119; the discord reaches the Royal Court, 1119; the letter of Abbot Thomas to the Archbishop of Sens; Pope Calixtus II visits Etampes, fall 1119; Calixtus II dedicates the Abbey church, 1119; discord over burials reaches the Papal Court; Abbot Thomas writes to the Papal Chancellor Chrysogonus; royal support for the Abbey, 1120; additional acquisitions of the Abbey; the debate over Simony at the Abbey; the dismissal of Stephen of Garlande from court, 1127; the Abbey gains the churches of Old Etampes; attack on the monks of Morigny in Old Etampes, 1129; judgement at Poissy, 1129; the election of Pope Innocent II, 1130; the schism of Peter Leo, Anacletus II, 1130-38; the council of Etampes recognizes Innocent II, 1130; Pope Innocent II visits the Abbey, 1131; Innocent II consecrates the altar of the Abbey church; Lothar III recognizes Innocent II as pope, 1131; Pope Innocent II lingers in France, 1131; the death of Prince Philip, October 13, 1131; Innocent II consoles Louis VI at the council of Reims; the anointing of Prince Louis at Reims; other kings recognize Innocent II as pope; the Carthusians support Innocent II as pope. Part 4 Book 3: the prologue, with Abbot Thomas as another Moses; a eulogy for Abbot Thomas; the death of William X of Aquitaine, 1137; Prince Louis marries Eleanor of Aquitaine; death of King Louis VI, August 1, 1137; King Louis VII begins his reign, 1137; Peter Leo expels Innocent II from Rome, 1133; Innocent II returns to Rome, 1138; Innocent II addresses the second Lateran Council; Innocent II annuls the decrees of Peter Leo; the demotions and demolitions decreed by Innocent II; the Archbishop of Sens suspends Abbot Thomas; Abbot Thomas resigns from office, 1140; Louis VII interferes in the election of the next Abbot; the monks of Morigny elect Macaire as Abbot, 1140; violence over the church of Saint-Martin; conflict over the archbishopric of Bourges, 1141; death comes for three popes, 1143-45; Lucius II reforms the Abbey of Saint-Benoit; the election of Thevin as Abbo

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/07/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780773466371
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780773466371
  • ISBN10: 0773466371
  • edition: illustrated edition

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly