Civic Ceremony and Religion in Medieval Bruges c.1300-1520

Civic Ceremony and Religion in Medieval Bruges c.1300-1520

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by Andrew Brown
     
 

A new insight into the interplay between ceremonial ritual and power, drawing on the rich archives of medieval Bruges.See more details below

Overview

A new insight into the interplay between ceremonial ritual and power, drawing on the rich archives of medieval Bruges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521764452
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2011
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Brown is Lecturer in the School of History, Classics and Philosophy at the University of Massey. His previous publications include Church and Society in England, 1000–1500 (2003) and Court and Civic Society in the Burgundian Low Countries c.1420–1530 (co-edited with Graeme Small, 2007).

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The Holy Blood Procession; 2. General processions; 3. Feast days and liturgical commemoration; 4. Guilds: feast, festivity and public worship; 5. Guilds and civic government; 6. Civic charity; 7. Civic ceremony, religion and the counts of Flanders; Conclusion and epilogue: civic morality c.1500.

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