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At the Edge of Reformation: Iberia before the Black Death

Peter Linehan


This book springs from its author’s continuing interest in the history of Spain and Portugal—on this occasion in the first half of the fourteenth century between the recovery of each kingdom from widespread anarchy and civil war and the onset of the Black Death. Focussing on ecclesiastical aspects of the period in that region (Galicia in particular) and secular attitudes to the privatization of the Church, it raises inter alios the question why developments there did not lead to a permanent sundering of the relationship with Rome (or Avignon) two centuries ahead of that outcome elsewhere in th ... More

Keywords: Spain, Portugal, fourteenth century, kings, nobles, bishops, popes

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198834199
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198834199.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Linehan, author
Fellow, St John's College Cambridge; British Academy

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