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Monk and Abbot

H. E. J. COWDREY

in Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses Lanfranc's entry into the monastic order as a fundamental conversion of life, his life as monk, and his years as prior of Bec. There is no positive reason to doubt that ... More


The Reformation

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/9780198205210.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

There is quite plausible evidence to suggest that, by the early sixteenth century, more lay people were prepared to welcome radical change. Protestant heresy could feed off a long and active ... More


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

Thomas Pickles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198818779
eISBN:
9780191859663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818779.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Inspired by studies of Carolingian Europe, Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire argues that the social strategies of local kin groups drove conversion to Christianity and church ... More


The circle and the cross: Medieval churches and prehistoric monuments

Sarah Semple

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England: Religion, Ritual, and Rulership in the Landscape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683109
eISBN:
9780191762956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683109.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The reintroduction of Christianity into England created numerous material changes, not least the introduction of stone-built structures and decorated sculpture. This chapter considers how the arrival ... More


‘Happy the people whose God is the Lord’ (Psalm 32:12): The Church in Early Medieval Scotland

Gilbert Márkus

in Conceiving a Nation: Scotland to 900 AD

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748678983
eISBN:
9781474435208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678983.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the evidence for very early Christianity among British, Gaelic and Pictish societies, and the conversion of Anglo-Saxons. It explores the limited evidence for the beliefs and ... More


Kingship, Legislation, and Punishment in the Seventh Century

Tom Lambert

in Law and Order in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198786313
eISBN:
9780191828638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786313.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores changes in legal culture across the seventh century. It begins with issues of genre, arguing that the late sixth-century laws written down for Æthelberht reflect a ... More


Introduction

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/9780198818779.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The Introduction establishes the historiographical justification for, and contribution of, a study of kingship, society, and the church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire. It suggests that historians 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


Politics, Conversion, and Christianization, 616–867

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/9780198818779.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Chapter 3 investigates the impact of the formation of the ‘ecclesiastical aristocracy’ on kingship. It uses eighth-century histories, and eighth- and ninth-century annals, letters, poems, and coins, ... More


Conclusion

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/9780198818779.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The Conclusion returns to the two broader historiographical contexts set out in the Introduction—the process of conversion and the organization of the Anglo-Saxon church—to bring out the ... More


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