Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Some of Matthew Paris's favorite words

Extortions, oppressions, legate.

There's always a bad papal legate practicing extortions and oppressions.

Image: A legate at work, drawn by Matthew Paris.

1 comment:

  1. I remember being surprised at the xenophobic currents so clear in his writings. I guess all of those oppressive papal legates were from away, weren't they?