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How to go to your page This eBook contains multiple volumes. Each volume has its own page numbering scheme, consisting of a volume number and a page number, separated by a colon. For example, to go to page 5 of Volume 1, type 1:5 in the "page #" box at the top of the screen and click "Go." To go to page 5 of Volume 2, type 2:5 and so forth. ICONS OF THE MIDDLE AGES Rulers, Writers, Rebels, and Saints Volume 1 Lister M. Matheson, Editor ICONS OF THE MIDDLE AGES Recent Titles in Greenwood Icons Icons of Unbelief: Atheists, Agnostics, and Secularists Edited by S. T. Joshi Women Icons of Popular Music: The Rebels, Rockers, and Renegades Carrie Havranek Icons of Talk: The Media Mouths That Changed America Donna L. Halper Icons of African American Protest: Trailblazing Activists of the Civil Rights Movement Gladys L. Knight Icons of American Architecture: From the Alamo to the World Trade Center Donald Langmead Icons of Invention: The Makers of the Modern World from Gutenberg to Gates John W. Klooster Icons of Beauty: Art, Culture, and the Image of Women Debra N. Mancoff and Lindsay J. Bosch Icons of Mystery and Crime Detection: From Sleuths to Superheroes Mitzi M. Brunsdale Icons of Black America Matthew C. Whitaker, Editor Icons of American Cooking Victor W. Geraci and Elizabeth S. Demers, Editors Icons of African American Comedy Eddie Tafoya Icons of African American Literature: The Black Literary World Yolanda Williams Page, Editor ICONS OF THE MIDDLE AGES Rulers, Writers, Rebels, and Saints Volume 1 Lister M. Matheson, Editor Copyright 2012 by Lister M. Matheson All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, except for the inclusion of brief quotations in a review, without prior permission in writing from the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Icons of the Middle Ages : rulers, writers, rebels, and saints / Lister M. Matheson, editor. p. cm. — (Greenwood icons) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-313-34080-2 (hardcopy : alk. paper) — ISBN 978-1-57356-780-0 (ebook) 1. Biography—Middle Ages, 500-1500. 2. Civilization, Medieval. 3. Europe—History—476-1492—Biography. I. Matheson, Lister M. CT114.I36 2012 940.1—dc23 2011020938 ISBN: 978-0-313-34080-2 EISBN: 978-1-57356-780-0 16 15 14 13 12 1 2 3 4 5 This book is also available on the World Wide Web as an eBook. Visit www.abc-clio.com for details. Greenwood An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC ABC-CLIO, LLC 130 Cremona Drive, P.O. Box 1911 Santa Barbara, California 93116-1911 This book is printed on acid-free paper Manufactured in the United States of America Wha’s like us? Damn few, and they’re a’ deid! [Old Scottish Toast] This page intentionally left blank Contents VOLUME 1 Series Foreword ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii Introduction xv Abelard and Heloise 1 Jan Bulman King Arthur and Merlin 43 Stephen T. Knight Thomas Becket 59 Emily Z. Tabuteau Robert the Bruce and William Wallace 107 Alexander L. Kaufman Charlemagne 143 Dominique T. Hoche Geoffrey Chaucer 175 Louise M. Bishop Chinggis Khan 205 George Lane Dante Alighieri 243 Elizabeth K. Haller Eleanor of Aquitaine 271 Dominique T. Hoche

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