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Armsbearing and the clergy in the history and canon law of Western Christianity /

"In the first millennium the Christian Church forbade its clergy from bearing arms. In the mid-eleventh century the ban was reiterated many times at the highest levels: all participants in the battle of Hastings, for example, who had drawn blood were required to do public penance. Yet over the...

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Main Author: Duggan, Lawrence G., 1944-, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Rochester, NY : The Boydell Press, [2013]
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