Monthly Archives: January 2020

The benefit of the right book …

At long last it feels as though I am getting somewhere with the Boeve research. It will take a lot more work to put the argument together, but the link I needed was crusading – it seems so obvious now! … Continue reading

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Another new book!

HavingĀ  discovered online the extent to which Jean-Pierre Poly’s book on Provence and Feudalism provided background for my research on Bovo/Beuve/Boeve, I decided I should add it to my bookshelves, but it was not easy to find, and the only … Continue reading

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Continuing research

The progress is slow but it continues. Having the hard copy of Stimming’s edition of Boeve is allowing me to study the text he provides and his notes far more conveniently than previously. The insistence on ‘Hamtoune’ as Southampton begins … Continue reading

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