Cheyette, Fredric L. 1932–

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Cheyette, Fredric L. 1932–

PERSONAL: Born January 13, 1932, in New York, NY; son of Irving Cheyette (a professor); married Susan Ross Huston (deceased); children: Oren, Dina, Tamara. Education: Princeton University, B.A., 1953; Harvard University, Ph.D., 1959.

ADDRESSES: Office—Department of History, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Writer and educator. Amherst College, Amherst, MA, professor of history, 1963–.

AWARDS, HONORS: David Pinkney Award, Society for French Historical Studies, 2001, Kayden National Book Award, University of Colorado, 2001, and Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize, Phi Beta Kappa, 2002, all for Ermengard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours.


(Editor) Lordship and Community in Medieval Europe: Selected Readings, Holt, Rinehart & Winston (New York, NY), 1968.

(Editor and translator, with Susan R. Huston) Colette Beaune, The Birth of an Ideology: Myth and Symbol of Nation in Late-Medieval France, University of California Press (Berkeley, CA), 1991.

Ermengard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours, Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY), 2001.