Post #34.9, Thurs., July 21, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Reims to Châlons          I know Bishop Gregory is not one to use his high ecclesiastical office to make political accusations, but in his secular writings, like the “History of the Franks” for example, he might float rumors supporting his own grudges. All these twisty tales of kings and bishops settlingContinue reading “Post #34.9, Thurs., July 21, 2022”

Post #34.8, Weds., July 20, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Reims          The edges of kingdoms that meet in this vague land we travel may explain Reims. Like the aristocratic heritage of bishops, this city itself is steeped in ancient politics. It’s the legendary place of baptism and coronation of Clovis and Kings of the Franks to follow.  Now the bishopContinue reading “Post #34.8, Weds., July 20, 2022”