Massacre at Montsegur

Massacre at Montsegur : A History of the Albigensian Crusade

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In 1208 Pope Innocent III called for a Crusade against a country of fellow- Christians. The new enemy was Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse, one of the greatest princes in Western Christendom, premier baron of all the territories in southern France. So began the Albigensian Crusade, which was to culminate in 1244 with the massacre of Cathars at the mountain fortress of Montsegur.show more

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 35.56mm | 589.67g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
  • London, United Kingdom
  • French
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 19
  • 0753802023
  • 9780753802021

About Zoe Oldenbourg

Zoe Oldenbourg was born in St Petersburg in 1916 and was educated at the Lycee Moliere and the Sorbonne in Paris. The author of a number of outstanding historical novels, including The World is Not Enough and The Cornerstone, which won the Prix Femina in 1953, her historical works include Catherine of Russia and Massacre at Montsegur.show more

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