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This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
The course will deal with the very notion of princely frailty in the Low Countries and more generally in western Europe at the end of the Middle Ages. Although monarchic control seemed to keep growing, political society had such contradictory demands that it gave a hard time to women, children, teenagers, unfit, ill or ageing rulers. Many of them were mistreated, kidnapped or dethroned kings and counts remained precarious powers.
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