Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "dynastic sanctity"
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Gender and dynastic sanctity in late fifteenth-century France: Le livre des faiz monseigneur Saint Loys (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS fr. 2829) (2013-02-03)Saint Louis, or King Louis IX of France, served as a legitimizing figure for French royal dynasties during the centuries after his death in 1270. The idea of a holy lineage or beata stirps, in which sanctity was transmitted ...