This book provides a wide-ranging exploration of the cult in England from c. 700 to the Conquest.
Table of ContentsList of plates Acknowledgements List of abbreviations 1. Introduction 2. Feasts of the Virgin: origin and development 3. The cult of the Virgin in the liturgy 4. Private prayer to Mary 5. Marian dedications, relics and pilgrimage in Anglo-Saxon England 6. The Virgin as portrayed in Anglo-Saxon art 7. The Virgin in Old English poetry 8. The Virgin in Old English prose 9. Conclusions Bibliography Index
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