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St Bridget of Sweden

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(c.1303–73),

founder of the Bridgettine Order. She married early and had eight children. After the death of her husband, she appears to have had a series of revelations which led...

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St Bridget of Sweden

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(c.1303–73),

founder of the Bridgettine Order. She married early and had eight children. After the death of her husband, she appears to have had a series of revelations which led...

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Bridget of Sweden, St (1373)

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 82 words.

(d. 1373).

Founder of the Brigittines. She experienced visions (whose content she dictated to the abbot of a nearby

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Bridget of Sweden, St (c.1303–73)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 88 words.

(c.1303–73),

founder of the Bridgettine Order. She married early and had eight children. After the death

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Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden, St (c.1303–73)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 87 words.

founder of the *Bridgettine Order. She married early and had eight children. After the death of her husband,

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Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden, St (1303–73)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 541 words.

founder of the *Bridgettine Order. The daughter of a wealthy landowner in Sweden, she is reputed to have lived a pious life and had visions as a child. She married at 13, and had eight...

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Birgitta (Bridget) of Sweden, St (c.1303–73)

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 147 words.

She married Ulf Gudmarsson in 1316, with whom she had eight children, including St *Catherine of Sweden, the

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Catherine of Sweden (c.1331–1381)

Anders Fröjmark.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 284 words.

(c.1331–1381)

Daughter of St Bridget of Sweden and the knight Ulf Gudmarsson, at the age of 19

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Briggitines

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 55 words.

Established c.1346 as a double order of men and women by St Bridget of Sweden (c. 1303–73).

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Briggitines

Brian Golding.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 105 words.

Established c.1346 as a double order of men and women by St Bridget of Sweden (c. 1303–73).

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Briggitines

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 105 words.

Established c.1346 as a double order of men and women by St Bridget of Sweden (c.1303–73).

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Bridgettine Order

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 89 words.

It was founded by St Bridget of Sweden, following revelations which she was held to have received. Land for the

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Bridgettine Order

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 94 words.

It was founded by St *Bridget of Sweden, following revelations which she was held to have received. Land for

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Brigittine Order

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 910 words.

Religious order named after its foundress, St Bridget of Sweden (c. 1303–73; can 1391), a devout woman with Swedish

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Briggitines

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 58 words.

Established c.1346 as a double order of men and women by St Bridget of Sweden (c. 1303–73). They followed the ...

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Vadstena

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

A Swedish locality situated on the shore of lake Vättern (province of Östergötland) whose destiny in the Middle Ages was closely linked to the presence of the monastery founded by St...

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Bridgettine Order

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 330 words.

also known as the ‘Brigittine Order’. It was founded by St *Bridget of Sweden, following detailed revelations which she was held to have received. Land for the mother house at Vadstena was...

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Briggitines

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Established c.1346 as a double order of men and women by St Bridget of Sweden (c. 1303–73). They followed the Augustinian rule and constitutions drawn up by Bridget, including the ‘Rule of...

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Bridget

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Female forename

St Bridget of Ireland (d. c.525), Irish abbess. She was venerated in Ireland as a virgin saint and noted in miracle stories for her compassion; her cult soon spread...

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Bridgettine Order

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

It was founded by St Bridget of Sweden, following revelations which she was held to have received. Land for the mother house at Vadstena was granted in 1346 and the order approved in a bull...

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Catherine of Sweden

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Abbess (1331–81).

The fourth of eight children of Ulf of Godmarsson and Bridget of Sweden, Catherine married Eggard Lydersson, an invalid whom she nursed devotedly: some claim that...

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