Henry the Liberal

Henry the Liberal was celebrated for balancing the arts of governance with learning and for his generosity and inquisitive mind, but his enduring achievement, Evergates makes clear, was to transform the county of Champagne into a dynamic principality within the emerging French state.

Henry the Liberal
Count of Champagne, 1127-1181

Theodore Evergates

2016 | 320 pages | Cloth $75.00
History | Biography
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Young Count, 1127-1145
Chapter 2. The Second Crusade, 1146-1151
Chapter 3. Count Palatine of Troyes, 1152-1158
Chapter 4. The Late Bachelor Years, 1159-1164
Chapter 5. The Culture of Count Henry
Chapter 6. Pesky Prelates and English Exiles, 1165-1170
Chapter 7. Count Henry in Midlife, 1171-1175
Chapter 8. The Last Years, 1176-1181
Chapter 9. Legacy and Afterlife

1. Tables
2. Chronology

List of Abbreviations