This book an excellent overview of Western Europe during 14th century, though more accurately, it is a history of France as it existed in 14th century.
14th century in France is remembered mostly for 100 Years War fought between France and England and black death, a deadliest pandemic in human history that reduced total human population by 1/3.
This book is mostly focused on relationships between nobles and Kings and portions are devoted to Church matters and peasant revolts.
It is interesting and easy to read, though I would say it is a little bit boring in the end.
posted by David