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<i>Dicta quatuor ancillarum</i> (January 1235)

Kenneth Baxter Wolf

in The Life and Afterlife of St. Elizabeth of Hungary

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199732586
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199894895 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732586.003.0007
Dicta quatuor ancillarum (January 1235)

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The most important extant source of information about Elizabeth’s life are the depositions that were taken before the papal commission in January 1235 from Elizabeth’s four closest companions: Guda and Isentrud, two women of high standing who were in close contact with the saint between 1222 and 1228; and Irmgard and Elizabeth, two servants who knew her best between 1228 and 1231.

Keywords: St. Elizabeth; Guda; Isentrud; Irmgard

Chapter.  12862 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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