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Christina of Markyate

Christina of Markyate

a twelfth-century holy woman

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christina, -- of Markyate, Saint, -- b. ca. 1096.,
  • Christian women saints -- England -- Biography.,
  • Women -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500 -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-260) and index.

    Statementedited by Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsLeyser, Henrietta., Fanous, Samuel, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4700.C567 C48 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 266 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22601761M
    ISBN 100415308585, 0415308593

      She moved to a hermitage at Markyate, Hertfordshire, England in , becoming the spiritual student of the hermit Blessed Roger of Albans. In , Burktred obtained an annulment from Thurstan, Archbishop of York, England. This and the death of bishop Bloet in allowed Christina to return to Markyate where she lived the rest of her life.   Christina of Markyate made a vow of chastity at an early age, against the wishes of her parents who intended her to marry. When forced into wedlock, she fled in disguise and went into hiding, receiving refuge in a network of hermitages. Christina became a religious recluse and eventually founded a priory of nuns attached to St. : Taylor And Francis.

    The Life of Christina of Markyate: A Twelfth Century Recluse by Talbot, C.H., Ed. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at book cover; title; copyright; contents; illustrations; acknowledgements; abbreviations; contributors; preface; 1 christina of markyate; 2 christina of markyate; 3 st albans and women's monasticism; 4 christina of markyate and the double crown; 5 the unknown pilgrim; 6 the loves of christina of markyate; 7 the marriages of christina of markyate.

    Christina of Markyate made a vow of chastity at an early, ISBN Buy the Christina of Markyate ebook. This acclaimed book by Samuel Fanous is available at in several formats for your eReader. Get this from a library! The St Albans Psalter: a book for Christina of Markyate. [J Geddes; St. Godehard zu Hildesheim (Church: Germany)] -- "The St. Albans Psalter, made in the s, is one of the great monuments of English Romanesque painting and has survived the disasters of religious upheaval and war in pristine condition. The.


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Christina of Markyate made a vow of chastity at an early age, against the wishes of her parents who intended her to marry. When forced into wedlock, she fled in disguise and went into hiding, receiving refuge in a network of hermitages. Christina became a religious recluse and eventually founded a priory of nuns attached to St.

Albans/5(15). 'The Life of Christina of Markyate is perhaps the fullest and most vivid account of a woman coming down to us from the twelth century.' - The Tablet 'Attractively produced and well-illustrated collection of essays offering a comprehensive interdisciplinary contextualisation of Christina of Markayate.' - Journal of Ecclesiastical History/5(2).

This is a hagiography written about Christina of Markyate so the details written within are exaggerated because Christina of Markyate book person who originally wrote about her was trying to make a case for her to become canonized.

It is an interesting story if you are interested in the Cited by: The life of Christina of Markyate, a twelfth-century english recluse and later abbess of Markyate near St Albans, is a remarkable example of late medieval hagiography/5.

'The Life of Christina of Markyate is perhaps the fullest and most vivid account of a woman coming down to us from the twelth century.' - The Tablet 'Attractively produced and well-illustrated collection of essays offering a comprehensive interdisciplinary contextualisation of Christina of Markayate.' - Journal of Ecclesiastical History.

Christina, whose given name was Theodora, chose many paths in her life. She chose her name, chose to remain a virgin, chose not to marry any man, and chose to stick to her decisions. This is not the story of a girl who is forced into a convent and must sacrifice her terrenal love to obey her family/5(2).

Christina of Markyate made a vow of chastity at an early age, against the wishes of her parents who intended her to marry. When forced into wedlock, she fled in disguise and went into hiding, receiving refuge in a network of hermitages.

Christina became a religious recluse and eventually founded a priory of nuns attached to St. : Samuel Fanous, Henrietta Leyser. This new book by Dr. Jane Geddes is the first to reproduce so much of the psalter in color, but it also fully integrates the psalter's contents into the historical context of its probable patron, Abbot Geoffrey of St Albans and its recipient, the Anglo-Saxon hermitess Christina of Markyate.

Using a record of Christina's life, written by a St Albans monk, the book examines in depth every aspect of the psalter, Cited by: 3. : Christina of Markyate eBook: Leyser, Henrietta, Samuel Fanous, Henrietta Leyser: Kindle Store/5(2). Book Description. Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser present a vivid interdisciplinary study devoted to the life, work and extant vita of Christina of Markyate, which draws on research from a wide range of disciplines.

This fascinating and comprehensive collection. Janet Geddes raises her own questions about it in her book, St. Albans Psalter: A Book for Christina of Markyate, on page The insertion of the pasted-in initial on page is crucial to our understanding of the book.

Christina of Markyate made a vow of chastity at an early age, against the wishes of her parents who intended her to marry. When forced into wedlock, she fled in disguise and went into hiding.

Here is the remarkable story of a twelfth-century holy woman, Christina of Markyate, who endured terrible physical and mental suffering in order to devote her life to God. Joanna Royle completed her PhD on Christina of Markyate at the University of Glasgow in She teaches at Glasgow International College, and her research focuses on what was valued, normative and recognisable in the spiritual and visionary landscape of twelfth-century England.

This new book, by Dr Jane Geddes, is the first to reproduce so much of the psalter in colour, but it also fully integrates the psalter's contents into the historical context of its probable patron, Abbot Geoffrey of St Albans and its recipient, the Anglo-Saxon hermitess Christina of Markyate.

Using a record of Christina's life, written by a St 5/5(3). Christina ran away from her arranged marriage to become a recluse. For four years she lived next to the cell of the hermit Roger at Markyate, between St Albans and Dunstable; after his death she left, but eventually returned there to preside over a group of religious women, which was officially established as a convent in Author: Martin Kauffmann.

This new book by Dr. Jane Geddes is the first to reproduce so much of the psalter in color, but it also fully integrates the psalter's contents into the historical context of its probable patron, Abbot Geoffrey of St Albans and its recipient, the Anglo-Saxon hermitess Christina of Markyate.

Using a record of Christina's life, written by a St. The manuscript as a whole has mainly been associated with the anchoress Christina, later the prioress of Markyate, who during the psalter’s time of creation worked in the vicinity of St.

Albans. INformation Goodreads: The Life of Christina of Markyate Series: None Source: Purchased Published: Translation from ; Text from the 12th century Official Summary Here is the remarkable story of a twelfth-century holy woman, Christina of Markyate, who endured terrible physical and mental suffering in order to devote her life to God.

This fast-moving narrative vividly. The Author of the Life of Christina of Markyate: The Case for Robert de Gorron (d. ) Article (PDF Available) in The Journal of Ecclesiastical History 68(4) October with ReadsAuthor: Katie Bugyis.

Christina of Markyate made a vow of chastity at an early age, against the wishes of her parents who intended her to marry. When forced into wedlock, she fled in disguise and went into hiding, receiving refuge in a network of hermitages.

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Determined to devote her life to God and to remain a virgin, Christina repulses the sexual advances of the bishop of Durham.