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The '''Courts of Love''' were a feudal institution during the [[Dark Ages]] and the [[War of Princes]], backed mainly by [[Toreador (VTM)|Toreador]] and centered around western France.
 
The '''Courts of Love''' were a feudal institution during the [[Dark Ages]] and the [[War of Princes]], backed mainly by [[Toreador (VTM)|Toreador]] and centered around western France.
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==History==
   
 
Originating in the romantic ideals of chivalry, the Courts of Love quickly became one of the gathering points for [[Cainites (VTM)|Cainites]] with interests into knighthood. It also became a major point of intrigue and strife between them. Lead by the powerful Toreador [[Salianna]], the Courts of Love were main competitors with the German [[Ventrue (VTM)|Ventrue]] and the iberian [[Lasombra (VTM)|Lasombra]].
 
Originating in the romantic ideals of chivalry, the Courts of Love quickly became one of the gathering points for [[Cainites (VTM)|Cainites]] with interests into knighthood. It also became a major point of intrigue and strife between them. Lead by the powerful Toreador [[Salianna]], the Courts of Love were main competitors with the German [[Ventrue (VTM)|Ventrue]] and the iberian [[Lasombra (VTM)|Lasombra]].
   
 
With the departure of [[Esclarmonde la Noire|Esclarmonde]] during the Albigensian Crusade, the Courts of Love were faced with a crisis and eventually fell during the witch-hunts of the [[Inquisition (VTM)|Inquisition]].
 
With the departure of [[Esclarmonde la Noire|Esclarmonde]] during the Albigensian Crusade, the Courts of Love were faced with a crisis and eventually fell during the witch-hunts of the [[Inquisition (VTM)|Inquisition]].
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==References==
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[[Dark Ages: Europe]], p. 36-37
 
[[Category:Dark Ages: Vampire glossary]]
 
[[Category:Dark Ages: Vampire glossary]]
 
[[Category:Toreador (VTM)]]
 
[[Category:Toreador (VTM)]]

Revision as of 05:50, May 6, 2014

The Courts of Love were a feudal institution during the Dark Ages and the War of Princes, backed mainly by Toreador and centered around western France.

History

Originating in the romantic ideals of chivalry, the Courts of Love quickly became one of the gathering points for Cainites with interests into knighthood. It also became a major point of intrigue and strife between them. Lead by the powerful Toreador Salianna, the Courts of Love were main competitors with the German Ventrue and the iberian Lasombra.

With the departure of Esclarmonde during the Albigensian Crusade, the Courts of Love were faced with a crisis and eventually fell during the witch-hunts of the Inquisition.

References

Dark Ages: Europe, p. 36-37

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