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Bury St Edmunds, Mabel of (fl. 1239–1256), embroiderer

Kay Staniland

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/54457

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Bury St Edmunds, Mabel of (fl. 1239–1256), embroiderer, is known to have been an embroiderer of ecclesiastical vestments directly commissioned by Henry III in the years 1239–44. Evidence for these commissions is to be found in the close and liberate rolls in a succession of payments for work in progress, for materials, or for work completed....

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Subjects: Textiles and Embroidery ; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art

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