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E.A. Jones

the Church would not normally allow. Translation of the Latin original quoted from Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 5: 1398–1404 , edited by W.H. Bliss and J.A. Twemlow (London: HMSO, 1904), p. 471, with slight modifications. 22 St Peter’s, Rome, 16 Nov. 1401. To Emma Scherman, of the diocese of York. Indult to her – who formerly took a vow of a recluse

in Hermits and anchorites in England, 1200–1550
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Gervase Rosser

power and learned writers did not have a monopoly on the creative use of history, and civic memory was available for anyone to invoke. 1. Legends of the origins of cities Geoffrey of Monmouth compiled his pseudohistorical account of British history in c. 1136. He was a scholar, and probably a canon of St George’s chapel in Oxford castle. Beyond his debt to Bede and to the

in Towns in medieval England
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Gervase Rosser

. Rees Jones, York: The Making of a City 1086–1350 , Oxford, 2014 ; P. V. Addymann (ed.), The British Atlas of Historic Towns , vol. 5, York , 2015. 9 D. M. Palliser, T. R. Slater and E. P. Dennison, ‘The topography of towns 600–1300’, in CUHB , pp. 153–86; M. D. Lobel et al. (eds

in Towns in medieval England
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Gervase Rosser

King’s Lynn , Records of Economic and Social History, new series, IX, Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 1984, pp. 242 (a), 247–8 (b), (c). Latin, transl. by the editor. Reproduced by permission of the British Academy. (a) Thomas de Holbeach, taverner Coin 70 s ; silver £ 10; 17 silver cups

in Towns in medieval England
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Andrew Rabin

catastrophe. It was this history that served as the backdrop for Wulfstan’s thought and career. The origins of the eleventh-century English state lay in the clutch of regional kingdoms founded by migrating Germanic tribes in the fifth and sixth centuries. Following the withdrawal of Roman legions from Britain in ca. 409–410, invading Saxon, Jute, and Anglian settlers quickly

in The political writings of Archbishop Wulfstan of York
Gervase Rosser

’s Lynn , Records of Social and Economic History, new series, IX, Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 1984, pp. 117–19. Latin, transl. by the editor. Reproduced by permission of the British Academy. This is the agreement made between the mayor and community of the town of Lynn, on the one part, and the prior and convent of the Augustinian friars of Lynn, on the other, that

in Towns in medieval England
Andrew Rabin

II HOMILIES AND HOMILETIC TRACTS This homily, likely the earliest surviving example of an address by Wulfstan to the royal council, survives only in London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A.iii. Two possible dates have been proposed for its composition: Jost raises the possibility that it may have served as an address to open legal deliberations

in The political writings of Archbishop Wulfstan of York
Gervase Rosser

’être. Shrewsbury, Shropshire County Record Office, MS. 356/321 (a); Norwich, Norfolk Record Office, King’s Lynn MSS KL/C38/1–31 (b); British Library, MS. Egerton 2886 (c); Wisbech Town Museum, MS Records of the Guild of Holy Trinity 1379–1547 (d). Latin, transl. by GR. (a) The palmers’ guild of Ludlow [Rent-collectors’ accounts, 1364

in Towns in medieval England
Andrew Rabin

III SOURCES AND ANALOGUES This homily survives in three manuscripts: Cambridge, Corpus Christi College 201, Oxford, Bodleian Library, Junius 121, and London, British Library, Cotton Nero A.i. Pons-Sanz, dates the text to Wulfstan’s London episcopacy on linguistic grounds, yet both Bethurum and Wormald view it as a more mature composition, possibly produced in the years

in The political writings of Archbishop Wulfstan of York
Gervase Rosser

the murder of Janus Imperial’, Journal of British Studies , XXXV, 1996, pp. 1–23. 21 Revelation 2.9. 22 A reference to the Peasants’ Revolt in June 1381. 23 For what

in Towns in medieval England