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E.A. Jones

music also survives. 34 St Hugh of Lincoln (1140?–1200), prior of the Carthusian house of Witham (Somerset) and subsequently bishop of Lincoln, was canonised in 1220. 35 On this, see further my ‘Vae Soli! Solitaries and pastoral care’ in Texts and Traditions of Medieval

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

of the Pui , until he shall have seen the song that was last crowned in the previous year honoured according to its right, in the manner described. And that, for deciding as to the songs, there be chosen two or three who understand singing and music well, for the purpose of trying and examining the notes and the points of the song, as well as the character of the words set ( pur les notes

in Towns in medieval England
Gervase Rosser

vicars of the said church on staging forty feet higher than the cross; and at that time there was a great light from torches and various other music there, because of the great importance of the relics that were placed in the cross. 105. Urban wills The wills and testaments of

in Towns in medieval England
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Alison I. Beach, Shannon M.T. Li, and Samuel S. Sutherland

Abbot Conrad of blessed memory, but will in fact relate certain examples of his diligence for posterity’s sake. He was skilled in the art of poetry and music, and was of the best character. He had a clear voice, was friendly in conversation, had venerable gray hair, and was restrained in manner and word. He built many splendid things that were destroyed in the fire. 9 6.4 [6.19]. At this time Count Rudolf of Ramsberg bought a fortress called Rheineck from Conrad of Heiligenberg, who had held it in benefice from the church of Constance. 10 And when he lived in this

in Monastic experience in twelfth-century Germany
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Alison I. Beach, Shannon M.T. Li, and Samuel S. Sutherland

particularly music, mathematics, and astronomy) and his benevolence toward the needy of all sorts. For Trithemius, William was a heroic rescuer of monastic life, a model of spirituality, and the ideal abbot. 21 Modern scholarship, by contrast, has tended to dismiss the Hirsau reform as merely political – an impression surely reinforced by contemporary representations of rabble-rousing Hirsau monks preaching to crowds of laymen in support of the papal cause. The Hirsau movement is also frequently relegated to the status as a somewhat uninteresting derivative – a “German

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

most excellent work on music’. 3 Besides his influential works on musical theory, Bern’s extant writings include treatises on the liturgy, a Life of St Udalric, bishop of Augsburg, sixteen sermons and a collection of thirty letters. 4 His pupil Herman was described at the end of the eleventh century as ‘the miracle of our age’. 5 In the mid-twelfth century he was remembered as ‘more subtle

in Eleventh-century Germany
Anthony Musson and Edward Powell

the town of St Albans as a symbol of the freedom and of the warren thus gained. 2.8 Symbolic gesture: ‘rough music’ against the archbishop’s official (1303) The tradition of ‘ridings’, placing a person backwards on an animal, belonged to a universal repertoire of symbolic punishment and usually signalled public disapprobation, either

in Crime, Law and Society in the Later Middle Ages
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The end of Edward III’s reign, 1376–77
Alison K. McHardy

mummers set to the prince three jewels, one after another, which were a bowl of gold, a cup of gold and a ring of gold, which the prince won at three throws. Then they set to the prince’s mother, the duke, the earls and other lords, to everyone a ring of gold, which they did also win. After which they were feasted, and the music sounded, the prince and lords danced on the one part with the mummers, who did also dance. Which

in The reign of Richard II
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T. J. H. McCarthy

What little is known of Frutolf of Michelsberg’s life and career must be deduced from clues within his own works as well as from surviving references to him in contemporary sources. That he was Bavarian is suggested by the form in which he rendered German names in his chronicle. 54 Other evidence points more specifically to the monastery of St Emmeram in Regensburg. Frutolf’s music treatise is

in Chronicles of the Investiture Contest
Andrew Brown and Graeme Small

ambassador Prospero da Camogli attempted to obtain a copy of the statutes for his master at the Saint-Omer chapter: Dispatches II, p. 350. 5 W. Prizer, ‘Music and ceremonial in the Low Countries: Philip the Fair and the

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