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From: The Williams Family <>
Subject: Re: Origins of the Capetians, Komnenos and the Carolingians
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 08:39:46 -0800
Thanks very much!
Kelsey J. Williams
> The Williams Family wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Thanks for the corrections. What do you think is the best modern source for the
> > Breton lines? I know Turton can't be relied upon but I'm not familiar with any of the
> > recent scholarship concerning the Counts of Rennes & Brittany.
> I have only seen them discussed in a couple of places, and both
> of them inadequately.
> To start, I would suggest the source I misattributed in my
> previous post: Rene Merlet, Origine de la famille des Berenger
> comtes de Rennes et ducs de Bretagne, in Melanges d'Histoire du
> Moyen Age Offerts a M. Ferdinand Lot par ses Amis et ses Eleves,
> Paris, 1925, pp. 549-61. Also, I see that Hubert Guillotel has
> published several articles of interest in Memoires de la Societe
> d'Histoire et d'Archeologie de Bretagne, to which I do not have
> access. The best source, if you can lay your hands on it, might
> be his doctoral thesis, Les actes des ducs de Bretagne (944-1148)
> [Paris, 1973]. I recall another discussion of his book
> chapter, but cannot recall the bibliographic information.
> Looking at Guillotel's bibliography, it may have been:Les temps
> des rois VIIIe - Xe siecle, in Chedeville and Guillotel, eds., La
> Bretagne des saints et des rois Ve - Xe siecle. Finally, a
> description of this theory in English is given by Katherine
> Keats-Rohan, Poppa of Bayeux and her Family, The American
> Genealogist, 72: 187-204.
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