Between Throne and Altar: French Kings Versus the Papacy with Quentin Adams

Episode 20 • May 18, 2019

The fall of Rome meant the rise of the Vatican as Europe broke up into small feudal states. But when France emerged as a major nation its kings were done taking orders from the Papacy. What followed was centuries of on-and-off conflict to decide whether God's Chosen Ruler or Christ's Vicar on Earth ruled Europe.

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