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Jonathan R. Lyon

hagiography: an anthology . 6 Suetonius, Lives of the Caesars ; Einhard, The life of Charlemagne ; and The life of Emperor Henry IV . See also Charlemagne and Louis the Pious: the lives by Einhard, Notker, Ermoldus, Thegan, and the Astronomer

in Noble Society
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Paganism, infidelity and biblical punishment in the Capitulatio de partibus Saxoniae
Robert Flierman

to establish, whether the transgressor was perchance led to consume meat out of necessity’.104 Chapter 34 orders every Saxon count to uphold justice in his area of jurisdiction, ‘and the sacerdotes should take care, that he [i.e. the count] does not do otherwise’.105 Arguably the most elaborate statement of See M. de Jong, The Penitential State. Authority and Atonement in the Age of Louis the Pious, 814–840 (Cambridge, 2009), pp. 114–15. 99 Boniface, Ep. 78, ed. M. Tangl, Die Briefe des heiligen Bonifatius and Lullus, MGH Epp. sel. 1, p. 166. 100 Alcuin, Ep

in Religious Franks
Scholarly practices of religious Franks in the margin unveiled
Mariken Teeuwen

two hands working closely together, which is a feature of both the Priscian manuscript (Paris, BnF, lat. 7496) and the manuscript of Lupus’s correspondence (Paris, BnF, lat. 2858), can be matched with numerous other examples from marginal annotation practices. Florus, deacon of Lyon in the turbulent times of the mid-ninth century when Agobard was banned and Amalarius appointed by Louis the Pious, has been shown to have run the copying processes of his scriptorium with a strict hand.27 He directed, supervised and corrected the work of his scribes with a minute

in Religious Franks
Sven Meeder

of Lombards and resulted in all resident monks fleeing to Rome, where they found refuge with the papacy. According to Paul the Deacon, writing over two centuries after the event, the fleeing monks had the presence of mind to take the most important Benedictine items with them, including a copy of the Rule of Benedict, some other writings, and measures of bread and wine and other utensils.4 See especially M. de Jong, The Penitential State. Authority and Atonement in the Age of Louis the Pious, 814–840 (Cambridge, 2009); M. de Jong, ‘Charlemagne’s Church’, in J

in Religious Franks
Theo Riches

expansion’, in P. Godman and R. Collins (eds), Charlemagne’s Heir: New Perspectives on the Reign of Louis the Pious (Oxford, 1990), pp. 391–405. 2 J. L. Nelson, ‘Aachen as a place of power’, in M. de Jong, F. Theuws and C. van Rhijn (eds), Topographies of Power in the Early Middle Ages (Leiden

in Frankland
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The impact of political climate and historiographical tradition on writing their ninth-century history
Wendy Davies

long (though not unbroken) succession of Breton kings. For d’Argentré, Nominoë was the man who recovered Breton liberty from the Emperor Louis’s ‘oppression’; he was the ultimate warrior hero, ‘bruslant et ruinant le pays’, paying back the French for everything Charlemagne and Louis the Pious had done to Brittany, and chasing them far to the east of the March, incorporating

in Frankland
Jenny Benham

Emperor Louis the Pious for the restoration of his freedom and his patrimony in Aquitaine, proving that Lambert ‘was living with the consequences of his father’s actions well into his sixties’. Kosto, ‘Hostages in the Carolingian World’, 141–2. 62 Arnoldi Chronica

in Peacemaking in the Middle Ages
Simon MacLean

received his brother with his accustomed mercy, after he had come to him and cast aside his arms. 69 For Otto forgave everything which his brother had done against him, and kept him at his side in brotherly love. However, even though all the Lotharingians had been subdued, the bishop of Metz tried to hold out for a time. 70 Otto destroyed the chapel of the the lord emperor Louis the Pious at the estate of Thionville, which

in History and politics in late Carolingian and Ottonian Europe
Laywomen in monastic spaces
Susannah Crowder

and mother of Louis the Pious; Rothaide and Adelaide, sisters of Charlemagne and daughters of Pepin III (the Short) and Bertrade; and Adelaide and Hildegarde, daughters of Charlemagne and Hildegarde. Although male members of the family were interred at multiple locations, women populated Negotiated devotions and performed histories 163 and ‘branded’ this emerging necropolis. More specifically, St-Arnoul was developed as a dynastic burial site through ceremonies that commemorated these physical remains of female royalty. Practices centred on royal women linked

in Performing women
I. S. Robinson

. 7 Louisthe Pious’, emperor (813–40). 8 ‘Bonizo actually knew no better than to say that Louis the Pious [rather than Charlemagne] was the first emperor of the Frankish race’: E. Perels (1931) pp. 363–79. His misconception was shared by other authors: e.g. Rangerius

in The Papal Reform of the Eleventh Century