Jocelin of Furness: Proceedings of the 2011 Conference

Jocelin of Furness Proceedings of the Conference Jocelin of Furness was a twelfth century writer of saints lives based at the Cistercian monastery at Furness in Lancashire Four of his works survive his biographies of St Patrick St Kentigern St W

  • Title: Jocelin of Furness: Proceedings of the 2011 Conference
  • Author: Clare Downham
  • ISBN: 9781907730337
  • Page: 109
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Jocelin of Furness was a twelfth century writer of saints lives, based at the Cistercian monastery at Furness in Lancashire Four of his works survive, his biographies of St Patrick, St Kentigern, St Waltheof, and St Helena the mother of Constantine , but the book also includes a study of his alleged authorship of The Book of British Bishops, a work consulted by the sixtJocelin of Furness was a twelfth century writer of saints lives, based at the Cistercian monastery at Furness in Lancashire Four of his works survive, his biographies of St Patrick, St Kentigern, St Waltheof, and St Helena the mother of Constantine , but the book also includes a study of his alleged authorship of The Book of British Bishops, a work consulted by the sixteenth century historian John Stow This set of six academic essays by leading historians is based on a conference held at Furness in 2011 The contributors include Clare Downham, Janet Burton, Fiona Edmonds, Marie Therese Flanagan, Susan Marshall, and Helen Birkett the book is rounded off with an index.

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    1. Fascinating and scholarly! I enjoyed this as a follow up to a lecture I attended on the subject. Not a light read-but useful for the serious history scholar

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