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Vézelay

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

(abbey) Benedictine house possessing Mary Magdalene’s relics from the mid 11th century. Its pilgrimage church boasts a sculpture programme portraying Pentecost and/or the Sending of the...

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Vézelay

Edited by Julia Harding.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 25 words.

commune near auxerre whose white wines from local Chardonnay grapes have their own appellation Bourgogne Vézelay, given a fillip by

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Vézelay

Edited by Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 25 words.

commune near auxerre whose white wines from local Chardonnay grapes have their own appellation Bourgogne Vézelay, given a fillip by

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Vézelay, Paule

Ronald Alley.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art. 316 words.

[Watson-Williams, Marjorie]

(b Bristol, May 14, 1892; d London, March 20, 1984).

English painter and printmaker. She studied from 1909 to 1912 at Bristol School of Art...

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Vézelay, Ste Madeleine

Kathryn Morrison.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 2351 words.

Former Cluniac abbey and pilgrimage church in Burgundy, France. Founded in the mid-9th century by Girart de Roussillon, initially as a convent for women, it was dependent on Cluny...

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Vézelay

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

(abbey) Benedictine house possessing Mary Magdalene’s relics from the mid 11th century. Its pilgrimage church boasts a sculpture programme portraying Pentecost and/or the Sending of the...

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Vézelay

Jean-Baptiste Auberger.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 532 words.

This Benedictine monastery in northern Burgundy was founded around 860 by Girard de Roussillon and placed under the direct protection

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Vézelay

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). 82 words.

(abbey) *Benedictine house possessing Mary Magdalene’s *relics from the mid 11th century. Its *pilgrimage church boasts a *sculpture programme

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Vezelay, Paule

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 512 words.

British, 20th century, female.

Active from 1923 to 1939 also active in France.

Born 14 May 1893, in Clifton (Bristol); died 1984, in London.

Painter, pastellist,...

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Williams, Marjorie Agnes Watson- [pseud. Paule Vézelay] (1892–1984), artist

Sally Jarman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1278 words.

Williams, Marjorie Agnes Watson- [pseud. Paule Vézelay] (1892–1984), artist, was born at 14 Westbourne Place, Clifton, Bristol, on 14 May 1892, the second of the five children of Patrick...

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Vézelay, Paule (1892–1984)

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 235 words.

born in Bristol, as Marjorie Watson-Williams. She studied in Bristol and London and before the First World War had already established a reputation as an illustrator. She moved to Paris in...

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Vézelay, La Madeleine

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). 2353 words.

Former Cluniac abbey and pilgrimage church in Burgundy, France. Founded in the mid-9th century by Girart de Roussillon, initially

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Vezelay, Paule Pseudonym of Marjorie Watson-Williams (1923 to 1939)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 504 words.

After studying at the Slade School of Fine Art, London with George Belcher and John Hassall from 1912 to 1914

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Rolland, Romain (29 Jan. 1866)

Anna McMullan.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 84 words.

(b. Clamecy, France, 29 Jan. 1866; d. Vézelay, 30 Dec. 1944)

Playwright and novelist. Awarded

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Bèze, Théodore de (1519–1605)

Michael Heath.

in The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 114 words.

(1519–1605).

Calvinist theologian and pastor often known by his Latin name, Beza. Born in Vézelay, he received a

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Beza, Theodore (1519–1605)

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. 984 words.

De Bèze (the original form of his name) came from an old Catholic family of Vézelay in Burgundy. He was

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Beza, Theodorus (1519–1605)

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 304 words.

(1519–1605),

French theologian, historian, and dramatist, born in Vézelay (Burgundy). Beza received a humanist education in Orléans and

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Bèze, Théodore De (1516–1605)

JILL RAITT.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 2273 words.

(also Beza; 1516–1605), French Reformed scholar and theologian.

Born 24 June 1516 in Vézelay, France, he was the son

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Bèze, Théodore de (1519–1605)

in The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine

January 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity. 1601 words.

B. (Theodorus Beza) was born at Vézelay, France, into a family of the lesser nobility. Educated by Melchior Wolmar at

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Rolland, Romain

Norman Ingram.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 901 words.

Romain Rolland (1866–1944) was born on 29 January 1866 in Clamecy, France, and it was at Vézelay, in

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Colon

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 26 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born in Vézelay (Yonne).

Painter. Landscapes.

He was a pupil of Pérignon and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1799 to 1814.

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