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Published by Boydell Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • History of religion,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Saints & hagiography,
  • Medieval Church (476-1517),
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • British Isles,
  • Europe,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • History,
  • Religion / History,
  • Medieval,
  • 504?-594,
  • Church history,
  • Cornwall (County),
  • Cult,
  • England,
  • Middle Ages, 600-1500,
  • Petroc,,
  • Saint,,
  • Theft of relics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11596438M
ISBN 100851157777
ISBN 109780851157771

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Get this from a library! The medieval cult of St Petroc. [Karen Jankulak] -- "In the twelfth century the relics of an early medieval Cornish saint, Petroc, were stolen from his main foundation at Bodmin and taken to the abbey of Saint-Meen in Brittany, whence they were. The historical, political, ecclesiastical, and religious relationships between medieval Cornwall, Brittany, Wales, Ireland and England are explored here through a study of the cult of St Petroc. Evidence for the cult in each area is thoroughly surveyed, but Cornwall and Brittany, the most important loci of the cult and most closely linked by Price: $ The historical, political, ecclesiastical, and religious relationships between medieval Cornwall, Brittany, Wales, Ireland and England are explored here through a study of the cult of St Petroc. Evidence for the cult in each area is thoroughly surveyed, b.   The Medieval Cult of St Karen Jankulak (Woodbridge: Boydell p., ; pp. £45). The Cult of St Katherine of Alexandria in Late Medieval England. By Katherine J. Lewis (Woodbridge: Boydell P., ; pp. £45)Author: Robert Bartlett.

Buy The Medieval Cult of St Petroc (Studies in Celtic History) 1st Edition by Karen Jankulak (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A Journal of Medieval Studies. Vol Number 4 | Oct., "The Medieval Cult of St. Petroc. Karen Jankulak," Specu no. 4 (Oct., ): READ. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Doing Things beside Domesday Book. Symes. The Enduring Attraction of the Pirenne. The parish church, St. Petroc's Church, is dedicated to Saint Petroc. The church has diagonal buttresses, obelisk pinnacles and an old west tower. Within the church is a Normon font with a Jacobean cover. It has some late medieval stained glass and a Jacobean pulpit. Two stained glass windows were made by Kempe Studios in and The church was "largely rebuilt" between and Country: England. The way in which saints' cults operated across and beyond political, ethnic and linguistic boundaries in the medieval British Isles and Ireland, from the sixth to the sixteenth centuries, is the subject of this book. In a series of case studies, the contributions highlight the factors that allowed particular cults to prosper in, or that made them relevant to, a variety of cultural contexts.

Welsh History - Religious Aspects: Books. 1 - 14 of 14 results Read an excerpt of this book! Church in Wales: The Sociology by Christopher Harris. Paperback $ See All Formats. Add to Wishlist. Quickview. The Medieval Cult of St Petroc. by Karen Jankulak. Hardcover $ $ Current price is . Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Karen Jankulak books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.   Species: One overgrown snake which grows into a dragon-worm. Source: The ‘Life of St Petroc I’ a text in Latin probably written in Cornwall, perhaps at Bodmin Priory. Date: The historical Petroc probably lived in the sixth century A.D. Our text was first written prior to , most likely around the mid-eleventh century, although the only complete manuscript (Paris MS. Lat. ) only. Petroc’s chief shrine was always at St Petroc’s Church in Bodmin. In , a Breton stole his relics from Bodmin and gave them to the Abbey of St Meen. However, Henry II restored them and, though the relics were thrown out during the English Reformation, their ivory casket is .