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A Gothic Sermon: Making a Contract with the Mother of God, Saint Mary of Amiens

Stephen Murray

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238473
eISBN:
9780520930070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238473.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In this book, the author seizes a rare opportunity to explore the relationship between verbal and visual culture by presenting a sermon that may have been preached during the second half of the ... More


Occasions and Audience

Stephen Murray

in A Gothic Sermon: Making a Contract with the Mother of God, Saint Mary of Amiens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238473
eISBN:
9780520930070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238473.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The preacher tackles a small group of people gathered in a church in honor of the Mother of God, Saint Mary of Amiens. He emphasizes the power of bishop from the very beginning of the oration, and ... More


From Office to Mass: The Antiphons of Vespers and Lauds and the Antiphons before the Gospel in Northern France

Anne Walters Robertson

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In at least five churches in northern France (Amiens, Bayeux, Chartres, St.-Corneille, and St.-Denis), an antiphon was sung before the Gospel in the celebration of the Mass. This practice seems to ... More


The Calm Before the Storm: Housekeeping Together

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter, based on copious correspondence, reconstructs the Rolands’ private life in Amiens (1781–1784) and the Beaujolais, from 1784: everyday routines, diet, illnesses and remedies, ... More


Winning: July–November 1918

MARK CONNELLY

in Steady The Buffs!: A Regiment, a Region, and the Great War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278602
eISBN:
9780191707056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278602.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the defeat of Germany in 1918. Although they were by no means absolutely sure, the allies began to suspect that they had weathered the worst of the German offensives by late ... More


The Groom's Story (2): A Disciple of Turgot

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Roland benefitted from the patronage of the Trudaines and Turgot, favouring deregulation in industry and free internal trade. After adventures in Languedoc where inspectors are unwelcome, he is ... More


Educating Eudora: Parenthood Together

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The Rolands’ only child, Eudora, is born in Amiens in 1781. Mme Roland's devotion to breast-feeding is well attested, but this chapter goes in detail into Eudora's upbringing, in which both parents ... More


Signs of Approaching Peace

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1802 conditions improved for the Spaniards. The war with Great Britain was winding down as the Truce of Amiens made Nassau help for Bowles illegal. Despite that, his friends persisted in sending ... More


The Pre-War Years: Cross-Channel Networks, Syndicalism, and the Demise of Internationalism

Constance Bantman

in The French Anarchists in London, 1880-1914: Exile and Transnationalism in the First Globalisation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318801
eISBN:
9781846317972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318801.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Anti-anarchist fears abated after 1895, when most of the companions returned to France. The Franco-British anarchist connection remained strong thereafter, but took on a different form, operating ... More


“A Stationary Condition for Ever”

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Enlightenment's Frontier: The Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162547
eISBN:
9780300163742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162547.003.0011
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the final crisis point reached by the colonization of the Highlands after the turn of the century. One of its main causes was the peaceful interval brought about by the Treaty ... More


Youth Groups, Coal Dust, and Cow Dung

Max Harris

in Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449567
eISBN:
9780801461613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449567.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the early evidence of companies of young laymen holding seasonal festivities of their own. One factor that has confused historians of the Feast of Fools is the appearance in the ... More


Innocents and Fools

Max Harris

in Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449567
eISBN:
9780801461613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449567.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on four French cities where lay and clerical festivities overlapped during Christmas week: Toul, Tournai, Amiens, and Clermont. It first considers Toul's clerical feast of the ... More


Afterword

John Bugg

in Five Long Winters: The Trials of British Romanticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785105
eISBN:
9780804787307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785105.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The Afterword examines the change in the national mood occasioned by the approach of the Peace of Amiens and the resignation of Pitt. With special attention to how Wordsworth in particular wrote ... More


The celebrations outside Paris

Jonathan Smyth

in Robespierre and the Festival of the Supreme Being: The Search for a Republican Morality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103789
eISBN:
9781526120847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103789.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this chapter the author uses detailed local and regional archival, press and other records to show how the festival was celebrated throughout France. To demonstrate the wide-ranging nature of the ... More


From the Coasts of the Ocean to the Snows of Poland: The Grande Armée and Napoleonic Military Culture

Michael J. Hughes

in Forging Napoleon's Grande Armée: Motivation, Military Culture, and Masculinity in the French Army, 1800-1808

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737484
eISBN:
9780814708279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737484.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter contains an overview of the history of the Army of the Coasts of the Ocean, the Army of Hanover, and the Grande Armée of 1805–1808. The ambitious new leader of France, First Consul ... More


[Page 146] . From the Fitting out of the Expedition by Bonaparte against Saint Domingo to the Submission of Toussaint L'ouverture.

John Relly Beard

in The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, the Negro Patriot of Hayti: Comprising an Account of the Struggle for Liberty in the Island, and a Sketch of Its History to the Present Period

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607870
eISBN:
9781469607894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607870.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This second part of the book starts off at the time of the Peace of Amiens, when Napoleon Bonaparte contemplated the restoration of slavery in Saint Domingo. It recounts the battles Toussaint ... More


Justifying the Montfortian Regime

S. T. Ambler

in Bishops in the Political Community of England, 1213-1272

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198754022
eISBN:
9780191815751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754022.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines how the Montfortians constructed their case in support of their regime. In arguments put to Louis IX of France at Amiens at the turn of 1264, the Montfortians sought to align ... More


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