A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century Topics for Discussion

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Describe the role of knights in the 14th century. How do attitudes change over the course of the century? Why?

How does Enguerrand come to meet Isabella, his future wife? Describe their marriage. Describe Enguerrand's second marriage. How many children does Enguerrand have? Describe the lives of each.

Describe the circumstances surrounding Enguerrand's death. What is the purpose for the campaign to Hungary? Is it successful?

Describe instances in which someone seeks Enguerrand's favor. Describe instances in which Enguerrand's actions endear him to his people.

What prompts the ongoing war between England and France? What prompts the lessening of hostilities?

How is Enguerrand's loyalty torn between England and France? How does he resolve this conflict?

Describe Enguerrand's second marriage and his life after that point. Based on his life, what are the things Enguerrand values?

Describe the lives of the wealthy of the 14th...

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