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E.A. Jones

where parochial rights were being infringed. When, in 1311, the hermit of Cripplegate (London), Thomas de Byreford, 21 was found to have been hearing confessions, administering the sacraments, preaching, advertising indulgences, parading images of the saints through the streets, receiving offerings and burying the dead, all without licence, the bishop responded in the strongest terms. Translated from

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

corrupted by heretical depravity; in fact, if it ever happens that other heretics from Lombardy or elsewhere come to Genoa, they are taken and burnt in fires as soon as they are discovered. And because the Genoese were so opportunely united and founded in the faith of Christ, they are today constant and steadfast in the sacraments of the faith, assiduous in ecclesiastical office, and devoted to hearing the word of God

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

enclosed in her cell; she knelt in it to participate in the sacraments, and when she died she was buried in it. A second, empty grave was also discovered at this time, and was interpreted as belonging to an earlier occupant of the cell. (i) Plan of church

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

. (xi) 17 June 1407 Grant to Thomas Kendale, hermit, of pontage for two years for the repair of the bridges called ‘Smalebrigges’ and the causey [causeway] between the town of Cambridge and the town of Barton (Cambs). 24 38. Two episcopal indulgences in favour of hermits Though sin could be absolved in this present life through the sacrament of penance, there remained a penalty to be paid in purgatory

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

zeal, and thus everyone saw that he was truly contrite and had made full confession, and that he had regained the grace of the Holy Spirit which he had formerly lost. 128 Indeed, the holy fathers utterly condemned simoniacs because, strictly speaking, simony is a sin committed against the Holy Spirit—since a simoniac sells or buys ecclesiastical benefices or the sacraments of

in Jacopo Da Varagine’s Chronicle of the city of Genoa
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Mayke de Jong and Justin Lake

sacraments of God with the same care with which they exert themselves in their desire to investigate tragic dirges and the fictions of poets and excite the applause of men over the theatrical performances of comic actors. 111 The criticism of those who devote themselves to pagan literature at the expense of sacred scripture is a well-worn topos , and too much should not be read in to it. At the same time, the reference to stylistically uncouth commentaries and comic plays at least hints at the reading of Terence through a tradition of glosses similar to what is

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

( professio ) was one through the sacrament of sacred confession may also be one in sharing the joy of their eternal reward. Chapter 24 That he himself [Wala] was carried by angelic hands to the joys of eternal life [p. 97] we know full well from the information of the venerable Queen Ermengard. 253 She often said, in a spirit of pious recollection, 254 that at the death of the great man and in the hour of his demise she had sent word to the various monasteries of Italy that they should each commend the soul of the blessed man to God in their prayers. Amongst which

in Confronting crisis in the Carolingian empire
Gervase Rosser

other worthy men of the same craft in the name of all the persons of the craft, having their devotion to almighty God and to the blessed sacrament, the which is all Christian men’s belief, and considering a devout thing called the new canopy over the altar in the church of St Michael of the said city in the which the blessed sacrament is worthily at this time kept, the which keeping must have cost and

in Towns in medieval England
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Andrew Rabin

specific terminology in the ninth-century core texts, and the general movement of the ‘Compilation’ from secular to ecclesiastical concerns. 13 The ‘Compilation’ does not so much record defunct regional legal practices as it conjures a nostalgic image of an idealised past characterised by ‘wise … councillors who … venerated the sacraments and holy orders for

in The political writings of Archbishop Wulfstan of York
Rachel Stone and Charles West

dealt with’, 6 the voice of our humility speaks to all. 7 For, although this is a matter of a king and queen [Lothar and Theutberga], namely man and wife, who according to holy authority are ‘no more twain but one flesh’ [Matthew 19:6], the case of all is generally affected, since marriage is called by the holy apostle ‘a great sacrament in

in The divorce of King Lothar and Queen Theutberga