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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Erin L. Jordan This article uses evidence from Cistercian abbeys in Flanders and Hainaut during the thirteenth century to reconsider the role of enclosure policies in shaping the experience of religious women. The frequency with which nuns appear in the charters outside of their cloisters, when...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 635–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the collection, transmission, and interpretation of news. Abbess Mary Knatchbull of the Benedictine abbey in Ghent not only operated as the royalists’ postmistress in the 1650s, she also accessed reports from England about unfolding political events, which she passed on to the prince’s ministers. Much...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 657–698.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Peter Low This essay explores the peculiar character of innovation in monastic art around 1100 CE, and what specially monastic concerns may have motivated this underacknowledged thirst for invention. It focuses on the relationship between the main portal at the Cluniac abbey of Vézelay, created...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in St. Albans Abbey Church are of interest both as evidence of the local reception of Shakespeare and Drayton and as situated verses that challenge the dichotomy between text and object. Drawing attention to the impermanence of physical monuments, they also acknowledge their own ephemerality, calling...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 January 2020
... institutions: three volumes on Saint Martin (1670 72), two volumes on the Cistercians of Maubuisson Abbey (July 1, 1671), and one volume on the Congregation of the English Benedictine Dames (June 22, 1672).22 Between 1672 and 1684, Estiennot aided Mabillon s scholarly agenda by conducting antiquarian...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., they focus on ostensibly “devotional, pastoral, or exegetical” writings rather than on polemical rhetoric. 13 Likewise, in her discussion of claustral allegory and lollard beliefs on salvation, Somerset distinguishes between Abbey of the Holy Ghost and the antifraternal lollard tract Jon and Richard...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 545–571.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., testified about their long memories of living in and near the precinct of St. Martin le Grand.1 St. Martin’s precinct, governed from 1503 by the abbot of Westminster, was a small territory in the heart of the City of London, a minute’s walk north of St. Paul’s Cathedral. Westminster Abbey...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 519–537.
Published: 01 September 2012
... is citing Herp’s Directorium aureum contemplativorum and Trac­ tatulus de effusione cordis. 532  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.3 / 2012 18 Syon Abbey, with the Libraries of the Carthusians, ed. Vincent Gillespie and A. I. Doyle, Corpus of British Mediaeval Library...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 381–404.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., became a brother at Syon Abbey around 1507, after previously serving as chaplain to the bishop of Winchester, Richard Foxe. By 1530, he had long been established as one of the house’s most prolific vernacular authors and translators. The monk “Wretch of Syon,” as he signed himself, was a well...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 617–638.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the will of John Lewes in which he was given a choice of the testator’s books; from a copy of Angelo de Clavisio’s Summa angelica (Strassburg, 1513) that Orwell acquired in 1584 and that is now in the library of Westminster Abbey; from a fourteenth-­century manuscript of Ralph Higden’s Polychronicon...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Benedictine abbey to cathedral church, which included a division of properties between bishop and monks, reflects the monastery’s need to identify itself as a distinct polit- ical and economic entity.15 As a response to the apportionment of revenues by a new bishop and as a legitimation of their own...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... A group of rebels broke into the cloister and convinced the abbot to give them a charter of liberties that guaranteed freedom from the abbey's seignorial control of milling and the borough status of the town. 50 Without waiting for the charter to be sealed, they processed around the village boundaries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 375–398.
Published: 01 May 2002
...), are given parenthetically by volume and page number with the abbreviation SL. 19 A parallel incident is recorded in St. Albans Abbey concerning the association of one of the town’s most famous sons, Sir John Mandeville, with the building where he was once said to lie buried. John...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 January 2021
... to the body s death. An account of one such journey, H. of Saltrey s Tractatus de Purgatorio Sancti Patricii (ca. 1180 90), bears witness to this superfluous impulse.1 The Tractatus survives in two major versions. A monk who identi- fied himself as H. of Saltrey, from the Cistercian abbey of Saltrey...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 281–320.
Published: 01 May 2014
.../10829636-2647310  © 2014 by Duke University Press Figure 1. Fontevraud Abbey Church (12th cent Author’s photo. masons and architects who understood flying buttresses’ structural prede- cessors, little in the architectural landscape prepared viewers for the addi- tion of independent arches along...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 251–291.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the existence of confraternities in England prior to the Norman Conquest.6 Although bishops and abbots often held meetings and synods, Anglo-­Saxon abbeys strictly abiding by the Rule of St. Benedict and the Regularis Concordia typically existed as independent self-­governing entities, rendering most...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 January 2000
... and Aristotle, including the Secretum secretorum.66 The Sorbonne manuscript of the Muscio adapta- tion is no longer extant, but another copy owned by the abbey of St-Victor (another hotbed of intellectual activity in high medieval Paris) demonstrates the very special...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of the clergeon into the abbey and his speech (649–69)—invokes the liturgical processions and sermons associ- ated with the Boy Bishop rituals enacted by choristers. In these processions the choristers sang an antiphon drawn from Apocalypse 14:3 and one of the four great Marian antiphons, a group...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 January 2008
... achievements to center stage in ways that prefigure his interest in a specifically feminine diplomatic practice that he examines in his contribu- tion to this issue.17 Finally, Abbey Zanger’s Scenes from the Marriage of Louis XIV: Nuptial Fictions and the Making of Absolutist Power achieves a method...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 149–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
... at Appleford / Shakespeare’s Katherine of Aragon  165 the Globe, James I had the body of his mother, Mary Stuart, exhumed from her grave in Peterborough Cathedral and brought to Westminster Abbey, in order to have her installed in the tomb he had recently built for her. After her execution, Mary...