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    Chronology, genealogy and conversion: the afterlife of St Edmund in the north

    Finlay, Alison (2009) Chronology, genealogy and conversion: the afterlife of St Edmund in the north. In: Bale, Anthony (ed.) St Edmund, King and Martyr: Changing Images of a Medieval Saint. Suffolk, UK: York Medieval Press, pp. 45-62. ISBN 9781903153260.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: St Edmund, king and martyr, supposedly killed by Danes (or "Vikings") in 869, was one of the pre-eminent saints of the middle ages; his cult was favoured and patronised by several English kings and spawned a rich array of visual, literary, musical and political artefacts. Celebrated throughout England, especially at the abbey of Bury St Edmunds, it also inspired separate cults in France, Iceland and Italy.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2014 14:35
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:35
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/10058

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