A newly discovered Anglo-Lusignan truce (8 January 1222)

Pélissié du Rausas, Amicie and Vincent, Nicholas (2022) A newly discovered Anglo-Lusignan truce (8 January 1222). Historical Research, 95 (270). 556–574. ISSN 0950-3471

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In 1220 Queen Isabella, King John’s widow and mother to King Henry III, married the Poitevin lord, Hugh of Lusignan. The match generated tensions at the English court, which were partly resolved by a newly discovered truce of 1222, presented here. The existence of this document had been widely assumed but never proved. The document itself reveals the territorial deal brokered by Henry III: one of the earliest in a long series of written agreements between the Lusignans and the Plantagenets. More generally, it sheds light on thirteenth-century truce-making, marital diplomacy and Anglo-French politics.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: cultural studies,history,sociology and political science ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3316
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of History
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Medieval History
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Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2021 01:51
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2023 01:34
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/80664
DOI: 10.1093/hisres/htac010

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