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Abingdon, Robert of [Robert Rich] (d. 1243), ecclesiastic and supposed hagiographer

C. H. Lawrence.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; History of Religion. 629 words.

Abingdon, Robert of [Robert Rich] (d. 1243), ecclesiastic and supposed hagiographer, was the younger brother of Edmund of Abingdon and his assistant in the administration of the diocese and...

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Ailnoth [Ælnoth] (fl. c. 1085–c. 1122), Benedictine monk and hagiographer

L. Abrams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 383 words.

Ailnoth [Ælnoth] (fl. c. 1085–c. 1122), Benedictine monk and hagiographer, was an Englishman, from Canterbury, who spent his ecclesiastical career in Denmark. He was perhaps...

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Anselm (d. 1148), abbot of Bury St Edmunds and hagiographer

G. R. Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; History of Religion. 922 words.

Anselm (d. 1148), abbot of Bury St Edmunds and hagiographer, was the nephew of Anselm, archbishop of Canterbury (c.1033–1109), being the son of the latter's only sister and her husband,...

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Ball, Thomas (1590–1659), hagiographer and Church of England clergyman

J. Fielding.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History of Religion. 897 words.

Ball, Thomas (1590–1659), hagiographer and Church of England clergyman, was born at Alberbury, Shropshire, of unknown parents. In 1613 he was appointed usher of a Mr Puller's school at...

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Barclay, Robert (1833–1876), Quaker and ecclesiastical historian

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History of Religion. 573 words.

Barclay, Robert (1833–1876), Quaker and ecclesiastical historian, was born on 4 August 1833 at Croydon. He was the younger son of John Barclay (1797–1838), a descendant of the Quaker...

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Barking, Clemence of (fl. 1163–c. 1200), Benedictine nun and hagiographer, of Barking Abbey

Jocelyn Wogan-Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; History of Religion. 971 words.

Barking, Clemence of (fl. 1163–c. 1200), Benedictine nun and hagiographer, of Barking Abbey, was responsible for an Anglo-Norman life of St Catherine of Alexandria which is the only life of...

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Being Christian in Late Antiquity

Edited by Carol Harrison, Caroline Humfress and Isabella Sandwell.

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Christianity. 320 pages.

What do we mean when we talk about ‘being Christian’ in Late Antiquity? This volume brings together 16 world-leading scholars of ancient Judaism, Christianity, and Greco-Roman culture and...

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‘Being Female’: Verse Commemoration at the <i>Coemeterium S. Agnetis</i> (Via Nomentana)

Dennis Trout.

in Being Christian in Late Antiquity

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Christianity. 8984 words.

What can inscriptions add to our conversations about the ways of being Christian and female in the fourth and fifth centuries? More particularly, did the medium of epigraphic poetry, with...

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Beverley, Thomas of (d. after 1225), abbot of Froidment and hagiographer

E. L. O'Brien.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; History of Religion. 334 words.

Beverley, Thomas of (d. after 1225), abbot of Froidment and hagiographer, presumably originated at Beverley in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Following the death of his father, Hulno (who...

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Beyond Ctesiphon: Monasteries and Aristocrats in the Christian Histories

Philip Wood.

in The Chronicle of Seert

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; History of Christianity. 16012 words.

This chapter looks at the emergence of two ‘independent’ forms of Christian historical writing within Iraq and their eventual incorporation into the central, patriarchal tradition. The...

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