This can be a political background of Brittany among 1158 and 1203, whilst it used to be governed by means of the Angevin king of britain, Henry II, and his successors. The e-book examines the method wherein Henry II received sovereignty over Brittany, and the way it was once ruled thereafter. this is often the 1st research of this topic, delivering an immense contribution to the historiography of either Brittany and the "Angevin empire". It additionally bargains a corrective to earlier scholarship via suggesting that the Angevin regime in Brittany was once neither alien nor opppressive to the Bretons.

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