Pilgrimage : the English experience from Becket to Bunyan (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Pilgrimage : the English experience from Becket to Bunyan

Pilgrimage : the English experience from Becket to Bunyan

Author: Colin Morris; Peter Roberts
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is a collection of essays on pilgrimage, a central feature of medieval and Renaissance English life.

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Genre/Form: Church history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Morris; Peter Roberts
ISBN: 9780521152969 0521152968
OCLC Number: 551412532
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Foreword Peter Roberts; Introduction Colin Morris; 1. The pilgrimages of the Angevin kings of England, 1154-1272 Nicholas Vincent; 2. The early imagery of Thomas Becket Richard Gameson; 3. Canterbury and the architecture of pilgrimage shrines in England Tim Tatton-Brown; 4. Curing bodies and healing souls: pilgrimage and the sick in medieval East Anglia Carole Rawcliffe; 5. Pilgrimage to Jerusalem in the late Middle Ages Colin Morris; 6. The dynamics of pilgrimage in late medieval England Eamon Duffy; 7. The pilgrimage of grace and the pilgrim tradition of the Holy War Michael Bush; 8. Politics, drama and the cult of Becket in the sixteenth century Peter Roberts; 9. 'To be a pilgrim': constructing the Protestant life in early modern England N. H. Keeble.
Responsibility: edited by Colin Morris and Peter Roberts.


Pilgrimage was a central feature of medieval English life which affected history, politics, art and literature. By reaching beyond the Reformation to explore the transformation of the idea of the  Read more...


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Review of the hardback: 'This attractive book offers a valuable guide to the rich resources regarding English pilgrims, and is ideal reading for the modern visitor to holy places.' Church Times Read more...

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