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Author Yarrow, Simon.

Title Saints and their communities : miracle stories in twelfth century England / Simon Yarrow
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 247 pages) : maps
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Contents Contents; List of Maps; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The Cult of St Edmund of Bury; 3. The Canons of Laon and their Tour of England; 4. The Miracles of St Ithamar of Rochester; 5. Little St William of Norwich; 6. The Miracles of St Frideswide of Oxford; 7. The Hand of St James at Reading; 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary This is a study of the common and social characteristics and circumstances of those among the lay society of 12th-century England who tended to seek assistance in the form of miracles at the shrine of saints
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis--Oxford University, 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-238) and index
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Subject Christian saints -- England -- Biography.
Miracles.
Monastic and religious life -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
England -- Church history -- 1066-1485.
Genre/Form Biography.
Church history.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005021585
ISBN 0191515795
1280757957
142943080X (electronic bk.)
661075795X
9780191515798
9781280757952
9781429430807 (electronic bk.)
9786610757954
(hbk. ; acid-free paper)
(hbk. ; acid-free paper)