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ERIC JAGER holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and has also taught at Columbia University. An award-winning professor of English at UCLA, he is the author of two previous books, including The Book of the Heart (a study of heart imagery in medieval literature) and numerous articles for acclaimed academic journals. He lives in Los Angeles.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Wager of battle France History To 1500, Dueling France History To 1500, Crime France History To 1500, Scandals France History To 1500