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Wendy R. Childs
and
Phillipp R. Schofield

[ 55 ]. The letter has been examined sympathetically by Cuttino and Lyman (1978), Fryde (1979) and Mortimer (2003, 2005, 2010), 8 and more sceptically by Haines (1996, 2003), Phillips (2010) and King (2016). 9 Phillips provides a full survey of the recent literature and King directly addresses Ian Mortimer’s latest argument. Despite the rumours of Edward’s survival, the normal narrative of England’s history during the Middle

in The reign of Edward II, 1307–27
E.A. Jones

response to which order the said John has done nothing and is not going to do anything; therefore she asks to be given grace and a remedy in God’s name for this, since she has nothing else to live on. 1 The reminiscence of Virginia Woolf is borrowed from Elizabeth Robertson, ‘An Anchorhold of Her Own: Female anchoritic literature in thirteenth century England’ in Equally in

in Hermits and anchorites in England, 1200–1550
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E.A. Jones

. 3 For an excellent introductory survey see William Harmless, Desert Christians: An introduction to the literature of early monasticism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004). 4 The Rule of Saint Benedict in Latin and in English with Notes , edited and translated by Timothy Fry OSB (Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1981), 1

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

medieval period is usually divided up and studied today. Those who study theology, literature, and art tend to focus on the GL to the exclusion of the circumstances in which it was created: in this, Duffy is hardly unusual. 7 At the same time, historians have not generally connected medieval Genoa with great cultural achievements—unlike Florence or Venice, or even Genoa's arch-rival Pisa. For many years, especially

in Jacopo Da Varagine’s Chronicle of the city of Genoa
E.A. Jones

kind of assault on the reason, and by the urging of fear, as well as of love. … Therefore (if you are literate) you should gladly read holy literature, saints’ lives, the passions of the martyrs, devout meditations; and, from amongst all these, you should read particularly frequently whichever tends in your experience most to increase your devotion. By reading you will certainly see that, ever since the beginning

in Hermits and anchorites in England, 1200–1550
E.A. Jones

and psalms that the literate clergy would have recited. (Something similar was done for anchorites a couple of centuries earlier; compare [ 19 ].) The stand-alone texts known as the Cambridge Rule and Rule of Celestine are more elaborate [ 54 ], [ 56 ] and, though their spiritual trajectory remains comparatively low, their links to Aelred’s Rule of Life for a Recluse connect them directly with the literature of

in Hermits and anchorites in England, 1200–1550
E.A. Jones

. 24 The bishop’s legal officers. 25 The manor of Stepney was one of the bishop of London’s principal residences in the Middle Ages. 26 See C. David Benson, ‘Piers Plowman as Poetic Pillory: The Pillory and the Cross’ in Medieval Literature and Historical Inquiry

in Hermits and anchorites in England, 1200–1550
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Alison I. Beach
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Shannon M.T. Li
, and
Samuel S. Sutherland

, says: Male , it says, and female he created them .” 40 The CP’s strong defense of dual-sex monasticism, rooted in the presence of women among the disciples in the Gospels, is often cited in secondary literature as an example of this sort of positive attitude toward the spiritual potential of women. 41 Many monasteries associated with Hirsau housed women alone, while others, like Petershausen, combined men and women, quartered separately, under a single abbot. Some communities, including Zwiefalten and Admont, also organized sub-communities of lay sisters

in Monastic experience in twelfth-century Germany
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I.S. Robinson

fervour of its discipline, piety and zeal’. 21 It is likely that, when Lampert composed the very lengthy eulogy of the archbishop that closes his annal for 1075 (in which he noted that Anno ‘was educated both in divine and in secular literature in the school of the church of Bamberg’), it was of his former schoolmaster that he was writing. 22 If Lampert was educated in Bamberg

in The Annals of Lampert of Hersfeld
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Mayke de Jong
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Justin Lake

quotes it extensively in both books (mostly towards the beginning of Book 1 and the end of Book 2) and presumably derived the Epitaphium ’s two-book structure from it as well. The De excessu is an example of the consolatio , a genre with deep roots in classical literature, in which the author or speaker sought to assuage his own grief and that of his audience by developing a set of standard themes, e.g., that death brought an end to suffering, that all men are mortal and that the prospect of a better life awaited the soul after death. 95 The ancient consolatio

in Confronting crisis in the Carolingian empire