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The Evidence of the Manuscripts

H. Leith Spencer

in English Preaching in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112037
eISBN:
9780191670664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112037.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the compilation and dissemination of medieval sermon manuscripts. It also describes the widespread vernacular borrowing from pre-existing sermons and treatises, and the ... 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.


Food Cultures

C. M. Woolgar

in The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300181913
eISBN:
9780300182361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181913.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter provides a background of the concept of food in medieval England. Although a very wide range of foodstuffs was consumed, there were assumptions about what should constitute ... More


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