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By Peter W. Edbury

John of Ibelin, count number of Jaffa and Ascalon (d. 1266), used to be one of many ideal politicians within the country of Jerusalem within the mid-thirteenth century; his kin used to be trendy within the Latin East, and associated through ties of marriage to the royal dynasties of either Jerusalem and Cyprus. John's occupation and his ancestors' upward thrust to prominence are the topic of the 1st half this publication. the second one concentrates on John's longest enduring success, his treatise at the pleading, tactics and customs of the excessive court docket of the dominion of Jerusalem, which include descriptions of the ecclesiastical hierarchy, the juridical constitution and the army means of the dominion; this fabric offers worthy insights into the kingdom's associations, govt and assets; it's the following re-edited from the easiest surviving manuscripts and mentioned intimately. Dr PETER W. EDBURY is Reader in Medieval historical past on the collage of Wales, Cardiff.

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