Pilgrimage: The English Experience from Becket to Bunyan

Pilgrimage: The English Experience from Becket to Bunyan

by Colin Morris
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521152968

ISBN-13: 9780521152969

Pub. Date: 06/10/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This collection of nine essays written by nine historians from the UK originated in papers presented at a colloquium on English pilgrimage, held at the U. of Kent as part of Canterbury's celebration of the turn of the Millennium; all papers were revised for the present volume. The text explores the concept and experience of pilgrimage over five centuries, offering new

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This collection of nine essays written by nine historians from the UK originated in papers presented at a colloquium on English pilgrimage, held at the U. of Kent as part of Canterbury's celebration of the turn of the Millennium; all papers were revised for the present volume. The text explores the concept and experience of pilgrimage over five centuries, offering new perspectives on English spiritual, cultural, and political life of that time period. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521152969
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/10/2010
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsvii
Notes on contributorsx
Prefacexii
Acknowledgementsxiii
List of abbreviationsxv
Introduction1
1The pilgrimages of the Angevin kings of England, 1154-127212
2The early imagery of Thomas Becket46
3Canterbury and the architecture of pilgrimage shrines in England90
4Curing bodies and healing souls: pilgrimage and the sick in medieval East Anglia108
5Pilgrimage to Jerusalem in the late Middle Ages141
6The dynamics of pilgrimage in late medieval England164
7The Pilgrimage of Grace and the Pilgrim tradition of holy war178
8Politics, drama and the cult of Thomas Becket in the sixteenth century199
9'To be a pilgrim': constructing the Protestant life in early modern England238
Index257

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