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The Earls and the Monasteries of Mercia

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the connections between the Leofwinesons and several monasteries in Mercia, which were remarkable in both quantity and intensity. The family was responsible for the foundation ... More


The Religious Orders 1370–1540

R. B. Dobson

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter evaluates the contribution of the religious orders to the life of Oxford University in the years from 1370 to 1530. It discusses that the university's physical appearance had been more ... More


Petitions from Communities

GWILYM DODD

in Justice and Grace: Private Petitioning and the English Parliament in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202805
eISBN:
9780191708015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202805.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter addresses similar themes as Chapter 7, but in the context of petitions from communities. The chapter is divided into three sections. It considers how far the term ‘community’, as ... More


Conclusion

Andrew D. Brown

in Popular Piety in Late Medieval England: The Diocese of Salisbury 1250-1550

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198205210
eISBN:
9780191676550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205210.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

A broad change in pious practice from the thirteenth to the early sixteenth century appears to present itself. A book that begins with religious houses, proceeds through parishes and guilds, and ... More


The Birth of a Frankish Golden Age

Matthew Gabriele

in An Empire of Memory: The Legend of Charlemagne, the Franks, and Jerusalem before the First Crusade

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591442
eISBN:
9780191725128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591442.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Chapter 1 examines the development of the Charlemagne legend in the centuries after his death in 814. This chapter is not comprehensive but rather offers a brief overview of the legend before ... More


Hospitals, Almshouses, and Charity

Andrew D. Brown

in Popular Piety in Late Medieval England: The Diocese of Salisbury 1250-1550

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198205210
eISBN:
9780191676550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205210.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The clear links between the Trinity hospital, the St George guild, and the town government show that yet another layer should be added to the devotional structures within certain late medieval towns. ... More


By Force and Fear: Taking and Breaking Monastic Vows in Early Modern Europe

Anne Jacobson Schutte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449772
eISBN:
9780801463174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449772.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

An unwilling, desperate nun trapped in the cloister, unable to gain release: such is the image that endures today of monastic life in early modern Europe. This book demonstrates that this and other ... More


The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Martin Heale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198702535
eISBN:
9780191772221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702535.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The importance of the medieval abbot needs no particular emphasis. The monastic superiors of late medieval England ruled over thousands of monks and canons, who swore to them vows of obedience; they ... More


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