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Author Collis, Louise.

Uniform Title Apprentice saint
Title Memoirs of a medieval woman : the life and times of Margery Kempe / Louise Collis.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Harper Colophon Books, 1983.
1964

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Eucalyptus  828.2 K321Bc 1983    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st Harper Colophon edition.
Description 269 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published in London in 1964 under title: The apprentice saint.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-263) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Marriage and illumination -- The sins of love -- The anchorite encourages -- A visit to Norwich -- The widows of Lynn -- John Kempe's bargain -- Escape from burning -- Audience with the Bishop of Lincoln -- Interview with the Archbishop of Canterbury -- Preparations for the journey -- Misadventures on the road to Venice -- Venice -- Taking ship -- On shipboard -- Jaffa to Jerusalem -- The holy places -- The holy sepulchre -- Excursions -- Return to Italy -- Richard the Irishman -- The Holy Father -- Arrival in Rome -- Expelled from the hostel -- St. Bridget's example -- Married to God -- The affair of the white clothes -- Beggared in Rome -- Last Roman victories -- Return to England -- Reunion -- The year of Agincourt -- Before the Bishop of Worcester -- Santiago de Compostela -- The may of Leicester -- The Archbishop of York at Cawood -- The Archbishop at Beverly -- Retirement to Lynn -- The great fire of Lynn -- The erring son -- Adventures in Northern Europe -- The worshipful women of London -- The book.
Summary This memoir describes the 15th-century life and travels of the extraordinary Margery Kempe, who left her family to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
Subject Kempe, Margery, approximately 1373-
Kempe, Margery, approximately 1373- (OCoLC)fst01828287
Authors, English -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Biography.
Authors, English -- Middle English. (OCoLC)fst01711019
Chronological Term 1100 - 1500
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
ISBN 0060909927
9780060909925

 
    
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