A clash of cultures: the legal difficulties of Bernat Metge(1396-1398) in a wider social context.
Kagay, Dr. Donald J.
Bernat Metge , Spain-History-14th century , Middle Ages-history-14th century , Crown of Aragon
No case in the legal annals of the later Middle Ages better exemplifies how a kingdom should and should not be run than does the trial of the Aragonese king Joan I (1387-1396). It was brought into the dock for every shade of political malfeasance known to man. It even involved one of Catalonia’s leading literary figures, Bernat Metge.
This paper was presented at the Medieval Institute Conference (Kalamazoo, Michigan May, 2002).