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Joseph Reese Strayer
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The Administration Of Normandy Under Saint Louis

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Hardcover, 133 pages
Published by AMS Press
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Good, concise overview of Norman administrative systems in the 13th century by one of the medieval history greats. It covers judicial systems, finances, military service, administration in the forests and the towns, and brief sections on the officers who ran this system and how it both impacted and was impacted by the French crown.

It's a very good overview of the topic, and gives a good idea of how Norman government was run in the 13th century. It'll probably be a bit dry unless you're really i
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May 08, 2008
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Strayer taught at Princeton University for many decades, starting in the 1930s. He was chair of the history department (1941–1961) and president of the American Historical Association in 1971. Strayer has been credited with training a large percentage of the American medievalists profession; many of his students are still teaching and active. Notable students include Teofilo Ruiz, William Chester ...more
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