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The Canons of Laon and their Tour of England

Simon Yarrow

in Saints and their Communities: Miracle Stories in Twelfth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199283637
eISBN:
9780191712685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283637.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The practice of touring with the relics of their saintly patrons was a new trend among religious communities of northern France in the late 11th century. A particular kind of hagiographical ... More


Reform and Its Application

J. M. Wallace‐Hadrill

in The Frankish Church

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269069
eISBN:
9780191600777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An analysis is made of reform of the Frankish Church and its application in the Carolingian period. There are three sections. The first, ‘Legislation and Exhortation’, goes chronologically through ... More


The Pattern of Social Change

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

From the late eleventh century, large changes were taking place in Western society. It was an age of population increase, with the clearance of great forests. Some of the small settlements of ... More


The Teacher

John J. O’Meara

in Eriugena

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266747
eISBN:
9780191683084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266747.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

While next to nothing is known about the teaching in the palace school of Charles the Bald, quite a lot is known about the cathedral school at Laon. There the great master was Martin the Irishman. ... More


The Plays of Daniel and Joseph

Max Harris

in Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449567
eISBN:
9780801461613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449567.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines two plays that were performed as part of the Feast of Fools liturgy: the Play of Daniel in Beauvais and the Office of Joseph in Laon. The Play of Daniel, now the best known and ... More


King of the Breeches

Max Harris

in Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449567
eISBN:
9780801461613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449567.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores the relationship (or supposed relationship) between the clerical Feast of Fools and Laon's festival of theater. During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the people of Laon ... More


The Office of the Circumcision

Max Harris

in Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449567
eISBN:
9780801461613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449567.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the subdeacons' offices for the feast of the Circumcision in France and their roles in the early Feasts of Fools. Peter of Corbeil, archbishop of Sens between 1200 and his death ... More


‘These transient meetings’: and

Madeleine Callaghan

in Shelley's Living Artistry: Letters, Poems, Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940247
eISBN:
9781786944306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940247.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In Alastor and Laon and Cythna, Shelley translates his ‘feelings and opinions’ into poetry that draws strongly on his personal experiences without resorting to crude confession. Reading Shelley’s ... More


The Developing Jewish-Christian Polemic

Devorah Schoenfeld

in Isaac On Jewish and Christian Altars: Polemic and Exegesis in Rashi and the Glossa Ordinaria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243495
eISBN:
9780823243532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243495.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the late eleventh and early twelfth century Christian anti-Jewish polemic began to intensify and was met with a Jewish response in Hebrew Crusade narratives and in Hebrew Bible commentaries. This ... More


Urban Uprisings

Hannah Skoda

in Medieval Violence: Physical Brutality in Northern France, 1270-1330

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670833
eISBN:
9780191749551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670833.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter uses chronicles and legal records to assess the precise gestures used in medieval urban uprisings, focusing upon protests in Saint-Riquier, Arras, Laon, Beauvais, Saint Omer, Paris, ... More


Hincmar, priests and Pseudo-Isidore: the case of Trising in context

Mayke de Jong

in Hincmar of Rheims: Life and work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091407
eISBN:
9781781708453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091407.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In a letter written to Pope Hadrian II in the autumn of 871, Hincmar defended the canonical procedure he had followed in the case of a delinquent priest called Trising. The latter had been accused of ... More


To fight with words: the case of Hincmar of Laon in the Annals of St-Bertin1

Christine Kleinjung

in Hincmar of Rheims: Life and work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091407
eISBN:
9781781708453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091407.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on how Hincmar of Rheims as an author deliberately used varied genres of text as media to publicise his position in political conflicts. This is investigated via Hincmar’s ... More


Biblical Exegesis and the Twelfth-century Expansion of Servius

A.B. Kraebel

in Classical Commentaries: Explorations in a Scholarly Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199688982
eISBN:
9780191768088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688982.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

As part of its adaptation and expansion of Servius, the twelfth-century commentary on the works of Virgil traditionally (though incorrectly) attributed to Anselm of Laon includes a range of biblical ... More


Propositum Meum Retardarunt

Howell A. Lloyd

in Jean Bodin, ‘This Pre-eminent Man of France’: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198800149
eISBN:
9780191839962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800149.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

Bodin’s experiences in the Netherlands and in England as a member of Anjou’s entourage are recounted, experiences which illustrate both his reputation as a man of learning and his risky explorations ... More


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