List of Maps, Figures and Tables Preface Acknowledgements List of
Abbreviations 1. French Society in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries
2. Politics and Society: A Regional Vies 3. The Early Capetians,
987-1108 4. The Revival of Royal Power, 1108-1226 5. Louis IX: The
Consolidation of Royal Power, 1226-70 6. The Last Capetians,
1270-1328: The Apogee of Royal Power 7. Conclusion Select
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