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By Samantha Kelly

The 1st full-length examine of Robert of Naples reign in over seventy years, this quantity analyzes Robert s rules and picture within the context of bigger shifts in rulership from the center a while to the early smooth interval. Treating kingship as a joint firm of king and court docket, it attracts on an interdisciplinary variety of assets from chronicles, sermons, well known poetry, and artistic endeavors to diplomatic and archival files, to think again the key problems with his reign and underscore the significance of image-making and negotiation to his rule. the ultimate bankruptcy tracks the legacy of his photograph because the clever, followed by means of later fourteenth-century kings of France, Bohemia, and England prior to its eclipse in favour of princely prudence within the Renaissance."

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