Church and Chronicle in the Middle Ages: Essays Presented to John Taylor.

Wood, Ian & G. A. Loud, G.A. (Ed.).

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Book ID: 32083

ISBN:      1852850469

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8vo. xxvi, 270 pp. b/w illustrations, cloth in d/w, copy in mint condition, The Hambeldon Press, London, 1991

Synopsis

Topics covered – Saint Wandrille & Hagiography – Observations of the 10th C MS of Aldhelm’s De Laude Virginitatis – Swein Forkbeard & the Historians – Anna Komnena & her Sources for the Normans & Southern Italy – Question of the Concecration of St Edmund’s Church – Gesta Innocentii PP III – Unknown 13th C MS of Ianua – Personal Seals in the 13th C – Robert Mannyng of Brunne & the History of Arthurian Literature – Edward II, John of Powderham & the Chronicles – Richard II & the Crisis of 1397 – Preaching in a Wycliffite ‘Sermones Dominicales’ Collection – Gerson & Ideas of Hierarchy – Historical Writing at York & Durham in the Later Middle Ages – Women in the Plumpton Letters – Medievalism in the Counter Reformation in Sicily.

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