As in the previous Part, attention to detail in a close reading of the texts is important, as modern scholarship obliges us to rethink certain of the assumptions of classic Dominican historiography concerning this period. Notably, for example, the idea that Dominic remained in Fanjeaux for the whole of this time, as Jordan of Saxony gives us to believe. This position
is challenged by Fr Simon Tugwell – see extracts from a long article by him, which is the fruit of extensive and brilliant research in Part 3. There is also the thorny question of Dominic’s presence at and or participation in the Battle of Muret in particular and the military campaign against the Cathars in general..........