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Church and chronicle in the Middle Ages : essays presented to John Taylor / edited by Ian Wood and G.A. Loud.

Wood, I. N. (Ian N.), 1950- (Added Author). Loud, G. A. (Added Author). Taylor, John, 1925-2009 (Added Author).
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Subject: Taylor, John, 1925-2009.
Taylor, John, 1925-
Middle Ages > Historiography.
Literature, Medieval > History and criticism.
Church history > Middle Ages, 600-1500 > Historiography.
Moyen Âge > Historiographie.
Littérature médiévale > Histoire et critique.
Église > Histoire > 600-1500 (Moyen Âge) > Historiographie.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780826469380
  • ISBN: 0826469388
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 270 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: London ; Hambledon Press, 1991.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: List of Illustrations; Editor''s Preface; John Taylor: A Tribute; Bibliography of John Taylor; Notes on Contributors; 1 Saint Wandrille and its Hagiography; 2 Classbooks or Works of Art? Some Observations on the Tenth-Century Manuscripts of Aldhelm''s De Laude Virginitatis; 3 Swein Forkbeard and the Historians; 4 Anna Komnena and her Sources for the Normans of Southern Italy; 5 The Question of the Consecration of St. Edmund''s Church; 6 Too Important to Neglect: The Gesta Innocentii PP III; 7 An Unknown Thirteenth-Century Manuscript of lanua.
8 Personal Seals in Thirteenth-Century England9 Robert Mannyng of Brunne and the History of Arthurian Literature; 10 ''Welcome, My Brother'': Edward II, John of Powderham and the Chronicles, 1318; 11 Richard II and the Crisis of 1397; 12 Social Outlook and Preaching in a Wycliffite ''Sermones Dominicales'' Collection; 13 Gerson and Ideas of Hierarchy; 14 Contrasting Chronicles: Historical Writing at York and Durham in the Later Middle Ages; 15 Women in the Plumpton Correspondence: Fiction and Reality; 16 ''Medievalism'' in Counter-Reformation Sicily.
Summary: Church and Chronicle in the Middle Ages is a collection of essays presented to John Taylor, former Life Fellow and medieval scholar at the University of Leeds. The essays in the volume have two clear foci, also those of John Taylor''s own work: the study of history-writing in the middle ages and the late medieval church. With contributions key scholars on topics such as the hagiography of Saint-Wandrille, Swein Forkbeard and the historians, personal seals in 13th-century England, women in the Plumpton Correspondence and medievalism in counter-reformation Sicily, this volume is a rich and varie.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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