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Legends, Tradition and History in Medieval England
     

Legends, Tradition and History in Medieval England

by Antonia Gransden
 

In this collection of essays, Antonia Gransden brings out the virtues of medieval writers and highlights their attitudes and habits of thought. She traces the continuing influence of Bede, the greatest of early medieval English historians, from his death to the sixteenth century. Bede's clarity and authority were welcomed by generations of monastic historians. At

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In this collection of essays, Antonia Gransden brings out the virtues of medieval writers and highlights their attitudes and habits of thought. She traces the continuing influence of Bede, the greatest of early medieval English historians, from his death to the sixteenth century. Bede's clarity and authority were welcomed by generations of monastic historians. At the other end is a humble fourteenth-century chronicle produced at Lynn with little to add other than a few local references.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852850166
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
09/06/2003
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.93(d)

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