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Medieval English Benedictine liturgy

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studies in the formation, structure, and content of the monastic votive office, c. 950-1540
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By comparison with its secular counterpart, the liturgy of English medieval monasteries has received little attention. This thesis explores one aspect of the liturgy of some of the wealthiest and most influential foundations in England - the Benedictine houses. It covers the formation and proliferation of 'votive' observances, recited as additions to or replacements for the major calendar observances. Evidence is drawn from over fifty manuscripts, dating from the Benedictine reform of the...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Music
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1989
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602323759
URN:
uuid:639874f5-7097-4ee1-a282-4dd82003c309
Local pid:
td:602323760
Language:
English
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