Louis VII and the Counts of Champagne
One of the more dramatic political realignments of the twelfth century, the rapprochement between the Capetians and the counts of Blois-Champagne, passed unremarked by contemporaries, perhaps because it was more a process of evolving relationships than a notable event. Moreover, the decisive transformation occurred beyond the kingdom of France during the Second Crusade.
KeywordsTwelfth Century Failed Leadership Feudal Lord Decisive Transformation French King
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