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The English Jewry Under Angevin Kings. H.G. Richardson

The English Jewry Under Angevin Kings.

H.G. Richardson

Published December 20th 1983
ISBN : 9780313242472
Hardcover
313 pages
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The purpose of the author is to correct, with the aid of all available evidence, current beliefs regarding the activities of the Jews in medieval England. Their relations with the Gentile community in which they lived are described, not as isMoreThe purpose of the author is to correct, with the aid of all available evidence, current beliefs regarding the activities of the Jews in medieval England. Their relations with the Gentile community in which they lived are described, not as is conventionally imagined, but as these relations are disclosed on a dispassionate examination of surviving documents--for example, the close association of Jews and monasteries, of nearly every religious order, in the acquisition of landed estates.