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A Maid with a Dragon: The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England

Juliana Dresvina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780197265963
eISBN:
9780191772061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265963.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This is the first comprehensive interdisciplinary study of the cult of St Margaret of Antioch in medieval England. Margaret was one of the most famous female saints of both the Catholic world and of ... More


Impolitic Bodies I: Head, Feet, Face, Womb

Sheila Delany

in Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in Fifteenth-Century England: The Work of Osbern Bokenham

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109887
eISBN:
9780199855216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109887.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The chapter begins a detailed discussion of the content of Bokenham's legendary. Most of the female saints featured in Bokenham's legendary can be grouped according to a particular part of the body, ... More


Religion, politics and society in revolutionary Westminster

J.F. Merritt

in Westminster 1640–60: A royal city in a time of revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090400
eISBN:
9781781707036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090400.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes the extraordinary diversity of religious life in Westminster in these decades. While nationally famous puritan preachers performed in Westminster’s many fashionable pulpits (eg. ... More


Particularity and Physicality

Richard Parish

in Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing: 'Christianity is Strange'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596669
eISBN:
9780191729126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596669.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The second chapter moves on to the central Christian doctrine of the Incarnation. It considers the role of Judaism in Christian apologetics, and examines the specifics of Christ’s life, looking in ... More


St Margaret on the stage

Juliana Dresvina

in A Maid with a Dragon: The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780197265963
eISBN:
9780191772061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265963.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 5 surveys the known references to St Margaret appearing in medieval English religious drama, parish pageants in London and East Anglia, and civic triumphs of Queen Margaret of Anjou. It also ... More


Evidence for the cult of St Margaret in late medieval England

Juliana Dresvina

in A Maid with a Dragon: The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780197265963
eISBN:
9780191772061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265963.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 8 discusses the evidence for the cult of St Margaret in late-medieval England. A map is used to plot the ecclesiastical dedications to the saint and known locations of production or ... More


The St Margaret of the preachers

Juliana Dresvina

in A Maid with a Dragon: The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780197265963
eISBN:
9780191772061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265963.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 4 analyses the role given to St Margaret in English sermons, in particular, those found in John Mirk’s Festial and in the Hatton homilies.


Late Medieval Scotland and the Matter of Britain

Steve Boardman

in Scottish History: The Power of the Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614196
eISBN:
9780748653317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614196.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter investigates the ways in which late medieval Scottish chroniclers accommodated the Brut legends and the stories of Arthur. Both represented English imperialist propaganda and were, ... More


Westminster and the state:: sites and rites, 1642–60

J.F. Merritt

in Westminster 1640–60: A royal city in a time of revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090400
eISBN:
9781781707036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090400.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The 1640s and 1650s saw the state assume an unprecedented predominance in the public life of Westminster. This chapter reveals for the first time how Westminster Abbey lay at the religious and ... More


Royal Devotion and Cultic Promotion: James IV’s Dedications to Saints

Melissa Coll-Smith

in Premodern Scotland: Literature and Governance 1420-1587

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198787525
eISBN:
9780191829635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787525.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This essay explores the relationship of James IV of Scotland to the holy dead who were venerated in his kingdom and beyond. It examines evidence of the King’s contributions to the promotion of ... More


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