|Present||Professor Emeritus, Medieval History, Western Michigan University|
|1960||PhD Medieval History, John Hopkins University|
|June 1954||BA German Literature, Michigan State University|
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The Remarkable Life and Career of the Breton Ansger, monk and poet on the Loire Valley who became bishop of Catania in Sicily 1091-1124 Viator (2014)
A key figure in the establishment of the Latin church in Arabic Sicily after the Norman conquest was Bishop Ansger of Catania 1091-1124. Newly found information shows that, by origin a Breton, he first became ...
The Lord/Dependant (vassal) Relationship: a case study from Aquitaine c. 1030 Journal of Medieval History (1998)
This paper, a contribution to the current discussion on feudalism, is a study of a single, exceptionally well-documented lord/dependant (vassal) relationship from early eleventh century Aquitaine. It is based on an analysis of a 340-line ...