The Friar of Carcassonne

The Friar of Carcassonne

Revolt Against the Inquisition in the Last Days of the Cathars

eBook - 2011
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Nearly a century had passed since the French region of Languedoc had been put to the sword in the Albigensian Crusade, but the stain of Catharism still lay on the land. Any accusation of Catharism invited peril. But repression bred resentment and it was in Carcassonne that resistance began to stir. In 1300 a great orator emerged there to bring together the currents of resistance. Three years later the terrible prisons were stormed and the inmates set free. The orator was a Franciscan friar, Bernard Delicieux. The forces ranged against him included the ruthless Pope Boniface VII, the Machiavell.
Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 2011
ISBN: 9781553659716
1553659716
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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