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Rosemary Horrox

northern Europe: O. Benedictow, Plague in the late medieval Nordic Countries , Oslo, 1992 . 7 J. F. D. Shrewsbury, A History of Bubonic Plague in the British Isles , Cambridge, 1970 ; Twigg, Black Death . 8

in The Black Death
Martin Heale

England, and versions of each can be found in lay collections of devotional material from this period. Translated from The English Register of Godstow Nunnery, near Oxford, Written about 1450 , ed. A. Clark, 3 vols, Early English Text Society, 129–30, 142 (1905–11), I, 4–5 (English); and from British Library, Sloane MS 747, fos 46v, 49v, 65v

in Monasticism in late medieval England, c. 1300–1535
Martin Heale

corrections of transcription from British Library, Add. MS 14848) from W. Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum , ed. J. Caley, H. Ellis and B. Bandinel (London, 1846), III, 113n (Latin). Concerning the coming of King Henry VI to the monastery of [Bury] St Edmunds When the most serene prince and lord, the lord Henry VI, by the grace of God king of England and

in Monasticism in late medieval England, c. 1300–1535
Elisabeth van Houts

Cotentin (the peninsula) with some Irish/Scandinavian settlement in the tip of the peninsula as a result of immigration by Irish/Anglo/Scandinavian people from Britain, especially from the northern isles of Scotland. It is of course interesting that, if we can believe the skaldic poetry and sagas, the ruling clan came from Norway (via the Orkneys and Scotland) while the names of the ‘ordinary

in The Normans in Europe
Paul Fouracre
Richard A. Gerberding

York, 1967 ), pp. 230–2. Basic too are the collections in both H. B. Clarke and M. Brennan (eds.), Columbanus and Merovingian Monasticism. British Archeological Reports , International Series, 113 (Oxford, 1981 ), and in H. Löwe (ed.), Die Iren und Europa im frühen Mittelalter , vol. 2 (Stuttgart, 1982 ). 73

in Late Merovingian France
Simon MacLean

tested to come to the faith in the same year as the Lord died. 48 In the same year there was a very serious famine, which is mentioned by Luke, and Claudius entered Britain. 49 In the year of the Lord’s incarnation 53, Claudius expelled the troublemaking Jews from Rome. 50 59–72 51

in History and politics in late Carolingian and Ottonian Europe
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Jennifer Ward

dowagers, see D. Crouch, The Image of Aristocracy in Britain, 1000–1300 , London, 1992 , pp. 79–80; and R. E. Archer, ‘Rich old ladies: the problem of late medieval dowagers’, in A. Pollard, ed., Property and Politics: Essays in Later Medieval English History , Gloucester, 1984 , pp. 15–35. 18

in Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, 1066-1500
David Jones

way: ‘I know your Merlin very well. And very soon Britain will blossom under Henry 201 as it did under Merlin.’ This was a number of years before the war in England in which Simon de Montfort of happy memory was killed. 202 You see therefore that the devil regards those that are warlike and quarrelsome as plants and thinks of them as flourishing like a tree which first blossoms, so that it may

in Friars’ Tales
Paul Fouracre
Richard A. Gerberding

and not yet a time when abbots would surround the king, nonetheless the monasteries greatly increased in number, in efficiency, and thus in political and economic importance. This may have been due in great part to an infusion of exciting new sanctity from the British Isles. 2 For the events which made up these broad changes, it is the author of the LHF who is our chronicler. The chronology of these

in Late Merovingian France
R. N. Swanson

of St Chad, Lichfield ; linked to provision for the fabric of Lichfield cathedral (i) Total of benefits, as announced by the bishop of Lichfield, c. 1440 . [From British Library, MS Harley 5179, ff.118–v; in Latin. The date is unclear, the dating clause giving only

in Catholic England