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Rene Weis
Rene Weis

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Ren? Weis is Professor of English Literature at University College London. He is the author of numerous scholarly publications and of Criminal Justice: The True Story of Edith Thompson, published to critical acclaim in Britain in 1988.

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The Yellow Cross
The Story of the Last Cathars' Rebellion Against the Inquisition, 1290-1329
Written by Rene Weis


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $16.00

The Yellow Cross is a harrowing tale of a desperate people in a small corner of France who defied the kings of Europe and the Pope. The Cathars, whose religion was based on the Gospels but contradicted the tenets set forth by Rome, found themselves the focus of ruthless repression. In... Read more >
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