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Category: Essays

8th centennial?

Was Simon de Montfort born in 1209? Most historians lean toward that date. He would have been twenty or twenty-one when he arrived in England:…

Chivalry and Ethics

Chivalry, Truth and the Middle Ages You out there who are reading, reenacting, going to Renaissance faires, opting out of the 21st century if just…

Jews and Montfort

As an historian who has devoted 35 years to the study of 13th century documents relating to  Simon de Montfort I would like to take…