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Death in Exile

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Pope Gregory VII died at Salerno on May 25, 1085. He seems to have fallen seriously ill at about the beginning of the year. The record of his final ... 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


Early monasteries: their founders and abbots

Susan Wood

in The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198206972
eISBN:
9780191725029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206972.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Great basilicas or baptismal churches, staffed by clergy living collegiately, were called monasteria; a solitary and his acolyte might call their oratory a monasteriolum; small domestic churches in ... More


Nobles other than founders' heirs

Susan Wood

in The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198206972
eISBN:
9780191725029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206972.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Alongside the lordship of rulers over many higher churches, and that beginning to emerge of other founders and their heirs, are two other important ways for nobles to tap the economic resources of ... More


The ‘Ecclesiastical Aristocracy’, 600–730

Thomas Pickles

in Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198818779
eISBN:
9780191859663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818779.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Chapter 2 charts the formation and dynamics of a new social fraction amongst the Deirans—the ‘ecclesiastical aristocracy’. It uses early eighth-century histories to consider the relationship between ... More


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