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Politics, Memory Culture and Ideology in the Late Middle Ages. The Inauguration Charters of the Brabantine dukes (1356-1515)

In this research project Valerie aims to uncover the ideology of the challengers of ducal authority in the Late Middle Ages by studying the charters which the Brabantine dukes had to grant to their subjects at the moment of their inauguration. Furthermore, this project deals with the functionality of these constitutional charters in the creation and maintenance of urban memories.

Date:1 Oct 2012  →  28 Mar 2017
Keywords:urban history, late medieval ideologies, constitutional history
Project type:PhD project