21 relations: A Distant Mirror, Barbara W. Tuchman, Battle of Roosebeke, Bruges, Christian Barbier, Count of Flanders, Edward III of England, Edward the Black Prince, Flanders, Four Members, Ghent, Historical fiction, Hundred Years' War, Louis I, Count of Flanders, Maurice Druon, Patricia Carson, Philip van Artevelde, The Accursed Kings, Vrijdagmarkt, Ghent, Weaving, Ypres.
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century is a narrative history book by the American historian Barbara Tuchman, first published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1978.
Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (January 30, 1912 – February 6, 1989) was an American historian and author.
The Battle of Roosebeke (sometimes referred to as the Battle of Westrozebeke) took place on 27 November 1382 on the Goudberg (golden mountain) between a Flemish army under Philip van Artevelde and a French army under Louis II of Flanders who had called upon the help of the French king Charles VI after he had suffered a defeat during the Battle of Beverhoutsveld.
Bruges (Brugge; Bruges; Brügge) is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium, in the northwest of the country.
Christian Barbier (28 June 1924 – 3 November 2009) was a French film and television actor.
The Count of Flanders was the ruler or sub-ruler of the county of Flanders, beginning in the 9th century.
Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II.
Edward of Woodstock, known as the Black Prince (15 June 1330 – 8 June 1376), was the eldest son of Edward III, King of England, and Philippa of Hainault and participated in the early years of the Hundred Years War.
Flanders (Vlaanderen, Flandre, Flandern) is the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, although there are several overlapping definitions, including ones related to culture, language, politics and history.
The Four members (Vier Leden) consisted of Bruges, Franc of Bruges, Ghent and Ypres gathered together in a medieval parliament.
Ghent (Gent; Gand) is a city and a municipality in the Flemish Region of Belgium.
Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past.
The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois, over the right to rule the Kingdom of France.
Louis I (– 26 August 1346, ruled 1322–1346) was Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel.
Maurice Druon (23 April 1918 – 14 April 2009) was a French novelist and a member of the Académie française, of which he served as "Perpetual Secretary" (chairman) between 1985 and 1999.
Baroness Patricia Mary Carson (5 March 1929, Oreston - 13 October 2014, Ghent) was an Anglo-Belgian historian and author.
Philip van Artevelde (c. 1340 – 27 November 1382) was a Flemish patriot, the son of Jacob van Artevelde.
The Accursed Kings (Les Rois maudits) is a sequence of seven historical novels by French author Maurice Druon about the French monarchy in the 14th century.
Vrijdagmarkt (Friday Market) is a city square in the historic center of Ghent, Belgium.
Weaving is a method of textile production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth.
Ypres (Ieper) is a Belgian municipality in the province of West Flanders.