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  • Record Number: 8065
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brundage , James A.
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  • Title: The Canon Law of Divorce in the Mid-Twelfth Century: Louis VII c. Eleanor of Aquitaine
  • Source: Eleanor of Aquitaine: Lord and Lady.  Edited by Bonnie Wheeler and John Carmi ParsonsThe New Middle Ages.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 213 - 221.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Canon Law Consanguinity Divorce Eleanor of Aquitaine, Wife of Louis VII of France and Henry II of England Louis VII, King of France Politics Property Queens
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Abstract: Louis VII and Eleanor of Aquitaine terminated their marriage through an action brought under the rules of canon law. This chapter outines the substantive and procedural law relevant to that action. [Reprinted with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.]
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Kansas
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312295820
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