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Going To Church In Medieval England

Going To Church In Medieval England

by Nicholas Orme

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|August 31, 2021

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Fleas, Flies, And Friars: Children's Poetry from the Middle Ages

Fleas, Flies, And Friars: Children's Poetry from the Middle Ages

by Nicholas Orme

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|April 6, 2012

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Medieval children lived in a world rich in poetry, from lullabies, nursery rhymes, and songs to riddles, tongue twisters, and nonsensical verses. They read or listened to stories in verse: ballads of Robin Hood, romances, and comic tales. Poems were composed to…
The History of England's Cathedrals

The History of England's Cathedrals

by Nicholas Orme

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|September 15, 2017

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England's sixty or so Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals are among its most iconic buildings and attract thousands of worshippers and visitors every year. Yet though much has been written about their architecture, there is no complete guide to their history…
The English Hospital, 1070-1570

The English Hospital, 1070-1570

by Nicholas Orme

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|July 26, 1995

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The first English hospitals appeared soon after the Norman Conquest. By the year 1300 they numbered over 500, caring for the sick at every level of society-from the gentry and clergy to pilgrims, travelers, beggars, and lepers. Excluded from towns but placed by…
Medieval Children

Medieval Children

by Nicholas Orme

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|January 11, 2003

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What was childhood like for medieval boys and girls in England? How were children named and brought up, what hazards faced them, what games did they play, and how were they prepared for adulthood? This richly detailed book provides for the first time a complete…
The Saints of Cornwall

The Saints of Cornwall

by Nicholas Orme

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|June 1, 2000

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Cornwall is unique among English counties, though similar to other Celtic lands, in its religious history. Its churches, chapels, and place-names commemorated not only the major saints of Christendom, but also many minor 'Celtic' ones, unique to single…
From Childhood To Chivalry: The Education Of The English Kings And Aristocracy 1066-1530
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Originally published in 1984, this is a study of the kings and the aristocracy who ruled England between the Conquest and the Reformation. Not, as usual, about their adult lives, but how they became the people they were through childhood and education. The first…
English School Exercises, 1420-1530

English School Exercises, 1420-1530

by Nicholas Orme

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|March 30, 2013

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Nicholas Orme read history at Oxford University, where he has been awarded the degrees of DLitt and DD, and spent his academic career at the University of Exeter, retiring as professor of history in 2007. His research and publications have centered on English…
The Church in Devon: 400-1560

The Church in Devon: 400-1560

by Nicholas Orme

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|September 4, 2021

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Fleas, Flies, and Friars: Children's Poetry from the Middle Ages

Fleas, Flies, and Friars: Children's Poetry from the Middle Ages

by Nicholas Orme

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|April 6, 2012

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Medieval children lived in a world rich in poetry, from lullabies, nursery rhymes, and songs to riddles, tongue twisters, and nonsensical verses. They read or listened to stories in verse: ballads of Robin Hood, romances, and comic tales. Poems were composed to…
The History of England's Cathedrals

The History of England's Cathedrals

by Nicholas Orme

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|September 16, 2021

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‘An ancient cathedral records more than its own private history. Indeed it can be read as a miniature history of England. We are treading in the footsteps of Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Normans, Tudors, Stuarts, Hanoverians, Victorians, and they all left their mark.’…
The Cathedral Cat: Stories from Exeter Cathedral
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A cat with wages paid four times a year; a bishop cursed by a witch; and a lady descended from a swan. These are a few of the delightful stories from Exeter Cathedral's past, unearthed by a lifetime of research into the Cathedral and its archives by a…
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