The Book Of St Gilbert

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The Book Of St Gilbert

Author : Gilbert Of Sempringham Saint
ISBN : 6610806497
Genre : Christian saints
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The Book of St Gilbert was written by a canon of the Order of Sempringham and is presented here in its first, full, critical edition. It contains all the documents of the canonization process of St Gilbert and his life, including a dossier of letters concerning a major crisis of his rule, the revolt of the lay brothers; a detailed account of the canonization process; and two collections of his miracles. The book is especially revealing of the procedures of canonization at a; crucial stage in its formation and provides a central body of material for the history of the Order in its first sixty years.
Category: Christian saints
Women in the Military Orders of the Crusades
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: M. Bom
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-06 - Publisher: Springer

This study of the female members of the Order or Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem in the High Middle Ages analyses their presence in the context of female monasticism and compares their position to the position of women in other religious military orders. Introducing questions of gender into the
John Capgrave's Fifteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Karen A. Winstead
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-23 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Britain of the fifteenth century was rife with social change, religious dissent, and political upheaval. Amid this ferment lived John Capgrave—Austin friar, doctor of theology, leading figure in East Anglian society, and noted author. Nowhere are the tensions and anxieties of this critical period, spanning the close of the medieval
Inventing Sempringham
Language: en
Pages: 265
Authors: Katharine Sykes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

This book explores the origins of the role of the Master or head of the order of Sempringham, the only monastic order to be founded in medieval England, from the foundation of the order to the final drafting of its legislation in the 1230s. The book demonstrates that many previous
The Haskins Society Journal 13
Language: en
Pages: 173
Authors: Stephen Morillo, Richard P. Abels
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Boydell Press

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Relics and Writing in Late Medieval England
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Robyn Malo
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-06 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Relics and Writing in Late Medieval England uncovers a wide-ranging medieval discourse that had an expansive influence on English literary traditions. Drawing from Latin and vernacular hagiography, miracle stories, relic lists, and architectural history, this study demonstrates that, as the shrines of England’s major saints underwent dramatic changes from c.