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The twelfth-century Translation and Miracles of St Guthlac

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The eighth-century Life of St Guthlac and the twelfth-century Translatio cum miraculis were rewritten in more fashionable Latin by Peter of Blois, in his day a famous stylist who served as Latin secretary to two archbishops of Canterbury. The date and circumstances of this commission, it is argued, ought to reflect what is known of Peter’s movements and those of William de Longchamp, chancellor of England, who is the likely intermediary between his brother Henry de Longchamp, abbot of Crowlan...

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University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History
Oxford college:
Wadham College

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Editor
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Publisher:
Paul Watkins Publishing Publisher's website
Host title:
Guthlac of Crowland: celebrating 1300 years
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pubs:987489
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uri:0b6a6474-4c48-4103-9e77-4092031a2dc2
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