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E.A. Jones

Jesus Christ, saying in Luke 5: ‘I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance’ [Luke 5:32]. But nevertheless a very cautious prudence is necessary in those choosing a solitary life in this way, so that the austerities of such a life are not chosen out of a sudden levity of soul or unexpectedly, [and] either strengthened in purpose, or promised as it were in an absolute vow, by the intervention of the angel

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

, as it turned out—that his intervention would settle the matter. Secondly, Jacopo spent six months in 1295 as part of a Genoese embassy to the papal court, which was attempting to negotiate a peace with the Venetians, with whom the Genoese had been intermittently at war for nearly fifty years. The negotiations failed, but Jacopo expends a great deal of ink extolling the naval preparations made by the Genoese as a backup plan (part 5

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

Mayfield [East Sussex] speaking to the same Johanna these words: ‘Unless divine grace and my intervention help you the whole house and all your goods and chattels will be consumed by fire and you will be blind before the third day of this coming May.’ 29 The said Johanna fearing the said words asked him to help her in this matter. And the said Edward told the same Johanna, ‘Collect all your goods and chattels before me as I am

in Hermits and anchorites in England, 1200–1550
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Mayke de Jong and Justin Lake

, the accuser, the guilty party and three witnesses’). On Isidore and legal procedure, see Loschiavo, ‘Isidore of Seville’, pp. 12–21. 5 Beardlessness here is synonymous with youth. Teofrastus’ youth partly explains his intrepid interventions and emphasises the distance in time from Book 1. This new and outspoken discussant is named after the philosopher Theophrastus, Aristotle’s successor as leader of the Peripatetic School, who came to Athens as a young man. He figures in Cicero’s Tusculan Disputations at 1.45, 3.21 and 69, 5.24–5, 85, 107. 6 The idea is that

in Confronting crisis in the Carolingian empire
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Mayke de Jong and Justin Lake

bishops. The view of the latter can be found in the Astronomer’s Life of Louis : the pope was no more than a biased meddler, who, moreover, had flouted all the rules of protocol by arriving north uninvited by the emperor. 63 For Radbert, on the other hand, Louis’ refusal to accept the authoritative intervention of the supreme pontiff provoked the judgement of God that made his troops go over to Lothar and his rebellious brothers. 64 From Radbert’s narrative about 833 it emerges that Wala and he were both present in Lothar’s camp prior to and during the mass

in Confronting crisis in the Carolingian empire
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Rachel Stone and Charles West

different from their subjects. 47 Charles the Bald and Louis the German It has often been supposed that Lothar II’s uncles deliberately attempted to sabotage his efforts to divorce Theutberga, by lobbying the pope, sponsoring opposition within Lotharingia, and not least by promoting Hincmar’s intervention, all in the hope of inheriting Lothar’s kingdom. As

in The divorce of King Lothar and Queen Theutberga
I.S. Robinson

’s pardon through the intervention of the pope and the princes. 80 When the synod was over, the emperor undertook an expedition against Baldwin. 81 The pope, however, awaited his return in Aachen. 82 1051 The emperor celebrated Christmas in Worms. 83 There Pope Leo bade him farewell and, when they had with moderation put the affairs of the Church and the business of the

in The Annals of Lampert of Hersfeld
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I.S. Robinson

… and received the sacred garment …’ and ‘I, N., was ordained priest by Archbishop Liutpold [of Mainz]’. Here the letter N (for nomen , ‘name’) appears either through the author’s deliberate reticence or more probably through the intervention at some stage in the transmission of the text of a scribe who either could not decipher the name or considered anonymity more decorous and appropriate to monastic

in The Annals of Lampert of Hersfeld
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Gervase Rosser

with us, coming and staying with their merchandise in the same city and then leaving it, should be free of any intervention by our bailiffs or others, whether on land or water, and should have free passage in and out of our lands, provided they render due customs. All of these things we grant to the bishop and his heirs, the canons and the citizens, saving the liberties of our city of London. Given by

in Towns in medieval England
Gervase Rosser

) shows how the mayor obtained the king’s intervention to require support for the project from the inhabitants of the suburban district of Redcliffe. Outside the city and therefore independent of its legal control, Redcliffe would continue during the Middle Ages to offer an attractive immunity to the wealthy shipowners, merchants, and others who lived there. The splendid local parish church of St Mary Redcliffe

in Towns in medieval England