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E.A. Jones

Barton, see the entry by Diane Watt in ODNB , and her Secretaries of God: Women prophets in late medieval and early modern England (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1997), chapter 3. 2 Letters and Papers, Henry VIII , Vol. 6, p. 537. 3 The Chantries Act is included in English

in Hermits and anchorites in England, 1200–1550
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C. E. Beneš

over a thousand medieval manuscript copies, and almost single-handedly determined how many Catholic saints are remembered and characterised even today. The stories that Jacopo related in the GL inspired countless sermons, literary imitations, and fresco cycles, and explanations of how and why saints are depicted in a certain way in the late medieval or early modern periods almost inevitably lead back to the GL

in Jacopo Da Varagine’s Chronicle of the city of Genoa
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Gervase Rosser

. Appadurai (ed.), The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective , Cambridge, 1986; D. Miller (ed.), Material Cultures: Why Some Things Matter , London, 1998; T. Hamling and C. Richardson (eds), Everyday Objects: Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture and Its Meanings , Farnham, 2010; R. Gilchrist, Medieval Life. Archaeology and the Life

in Towns in medieval England
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Gervase Rosser

servant and hearty lover, John Kendale, secretary. 1 D. Palliser, ‘Towns and the crown in England: the counties and the county towns’, in D. Palliser, Towns and Local Communities in Medieval and Early Modern England , Aldershot, 2006 , separately paginated

in Towns in medieval England
John Edwards

There are two main aspects of the involvement of Jews in the European economy of the late medieval and early modern periods which have to be considered here. In all western European countries with Jewish populations in this period, there were restrictions on the economic roles which Jews might fulfil. These were justified on theological as much as economic

in The Jews in western Europe 1400–1600
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Samuel K. Cohn, Jr

uprisings in the territories of Parma, Florence and Ferrara, which modern historians have passed over without any notice. While intended principally for students, this collection also aims to stimulate new research on popular protest in the Middle Ages. During the last quarter of the twentieth century, the comparative study of popular revolt has become an academic growth industry for early-modern, modern, and

in Popular protest in late-medieval Europe
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Alison I. Beach, Shannon M.T. Li, and Samuel S. Sutherland

monastery’s material welfare in the secular world) were freer to switch sides. A change in allegiance could turn a patron into an adversary, or an advocate into an aggressor. A hostile episcopal patron could also bring disaster – a fact made painfully clear at Petershausen during the episcopacy of Ulrich I. One of the most valuable aspects of the witness of the CP is its frank portrayal of the ways in which the supra-regional and regional violence associated with this protracted struggle played out at the most local level. 19 Enthusiastic medieval and early modern

in Monastic experience in twelfth-century Germany
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P. J. P. Goldberg

analogy with early modern Abingdon, it may be that widows would have been more inclined to remarry if they had young children to support and also when the wider economy tended to be detrimental to women’s employment. 38 Thus we might expect high levels of widow remarriage in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries and again from the later fifteenth century. 39 By the beginning of the

in Women in England c. 1275–1525
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Timothy Reuter

regionalised and in which the gap between rulers and their leading men was closing. Earlier editions and translations The text was published twice in the early modern era, by Pierre Pithou, 44 who used the incomplete ms. ‘3d’, and by Marquard Freher, 45 who used a copy made from ms. ‘3’ when it was in a more complete state than it is now and is thus an additional witness to the

in The Annals of Fulda
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Andrew Brown and Graeme Small

– Burgundian ‘rituals’ from its ‘politics’ – that marks interest in Burgundian ceremony today. This effort is often dominated by another line of historiography to which Huizinga was originally opposed. His contemporary, Henri Pirenne, saw in the politics of the Valois dukes (particularly the last two) a seriousness of purpose that formed the beginnings of the early modern state (and

in Court and civic society in the Burgundian Low Countries c.1420–1530