English Medieval Shrines English Medieval Shrines

English Medieval Shrines English Medieval Shrines

by John Crook

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ISBN-13: 9781783270934
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 03/17/2016
Series: Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture Series , #3
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents



Introduction

Relics, Shrines, and Pilgrimage

Graves, Shrines, and Crypts. The Physical Setting of Saints' Cults on the Continent

'But Lo! There breaks a yet more glorious day': Saints Cults in Early Anglo-Saxon England

'The Island of Saints.' Saints' Cults in Mid- to Late Anglo-Saxon England

English Saints and the 'New Englishmen': Anglo-Saxon Shrines and Relics after the Norman Conquest

Into the Twelfth Century: From Tomb to Shrine

'Giving Light to the Whole House': The New Enthusiasm for Saints' Cults in the Later Twelfth Century

The Legacy of Thomas Becket: The Thirteenth Century

The Final Flowering. Saints' Cults in the Later Middle Ages

The Fate of Shrines at the Reformation

Epilogue - English Shrines Today

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