Bishop Aethelwold his career and influence

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Statementedited by Barbara Yorke.
ContributionsAethelwold, Saint, Bishop of Winchester, ca. 908-984., Yorke, Barbara, 1951-
LC ClassificationsBR754.A33 B57 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2397077M
ISBN 100851154840
LC Control Number87026882

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Bishop Aethelwold: His Career and Influence Paperback – J by Barbara Yorke (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 4 formats and editions Hide 5/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Aethelwold and his continental counterparts - contact, comparison, contrast, Patrick Wormald; Aethelwold and Abingdon, Alan Thacker; Aethelwold and the politics of the 10th century, Barbara Yorke; Aethelwold as scholar and teacher, Michael Lapidge; the.

Made for Saint Aethelwold, Bishop of Winchester fromthis book of ceremonial blessings is one of the most lavishly decorated manuscripts to have survived from Anglo-Saxon England.

This introduction reproduces all the major miniatures in colour and actual size 0 g. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "First published Reprinted in paperback "--Title page verso. Description: pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 24 cm.

Aethelwold, Bishop of Winchester (AD ) Aethelwold is generally said to have been born in Winchester in AD During his youth, he became a member of the Bishop Aethelwold book Aethelstan's Royal household and was ordained a priest by Bishop Aelfheah of Winchester around AD After the death of his patron, the King, Aethelwold's career changed.

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The present book, which presents the first critical edition of Wulfstan of Winchester Vita S. Æthelwoldi, was conceived jointly some ten years ago and planned as a work of the event, MW has been primarily responsible for the Latin text and translation, ML for the Introduction, Notes to the Text, and Appendices; but we have overseen each other's work at every stage and derived.

Other articles where Aethelwold is discussed: English literature: Late 10th- and 11th-century prose: Aethelwold, bishop of Winchester and one of the leaders of the reform, translated the Rule of St.

Benedict. But the greatest and most prolific writer of this period was his pupil Aelfric, a monk at Cerne and later abbot of Eynsham, whose works include three. Sponsor a Book aethelwold saint, bishop of winchester (ca.

) 15 works Search for books with subject aethelwold saint, bishop of winchester (ca. AEthelwold's life and his political and ecclesiastical importance in the 10th-century reformation receive thorough scholarly scrutiny in this appraisal of his life and work.

The studies include a comparison of AEthelwold's career with that of other European monastic reformers; a study of AEthelwold's foundation at Abingdon; and of his Author: Barbara Yorke.

The Benedictional of Saint Aethelwold. [ 2 volumes, limited edition, boxed ] by Aethelwold, St. ; Prescott, A. ; The Folio Society. and a great selection of related books, art. Thorney Abbey was the smallest of three fenland monasteries re-founded by Bishop Aethelwold in the tenth century.

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Home > Seminars > IX >: London, British Library, Additional MS / The Benedictional of Æthelwold. We begin with a straightforward example, a benedictional which was made for the monastic reformer Æthelwold when he was bishop of Winchester (–84) and which shows, thanks perhaps to its extraordinary splendour, little sign of having been adapted for the needs of later users.

The Liber Eliensis (sometimes Historia Eliensis [1] or Book of Ely) is a 12th-century English chronicle and history, written in ed in three books, it was written at Ely Abbey on the island of Ely in the fenlands of eastern Abbey became the cathedral of a newly formed bishopric in Traditionally the author of the anonymous work has been given as Richard or.

The English Benedictine Reform or Monastic Reform of the English church in the late tenth century was a religious and intellectual movement in the later Anglo-Saxon the mid-tenth century almost all monasteries were staffed by secular clergy, who were often reformers sought to replace them with celibate contemplative monks following the Rule of Saint Benedict.

A Character in Bernard Cornwell's Saxon Series: AEthelwold Saint Æthelwold of Winchester (also spelled Aethelwald, Ethelwold, etc) () was a 10th century Bishop of Winchester and leader of the monastic reform movement in Anglo-Saxon : Mossflower.

Æthelwold (/9 - ), abbot of Abingdon and bishop of Winchester, made the first translation of the Rule of Saint Benedict into English (or, indeed, into any vernacular language) as part of the tenth-century English Benedictine Reform. This movement dramatically affected the trajectory of religious life in early medieval England and influenced the ways in which secular power was Brand: Cistercian Publications.

This is the first ever translation from Latin into English of an important source for English and ecclesiastical history. The Liber Eliensis is an account of the history of the Isle of Ely compiled by a monk of Ely monastery in the later twelfth century. He uses evidence from the monastery's Latin and Old English archives, combined with chronicle data and biographies of saints and heroes, to.

Thorney Abbey was the smallest of three fenland monasteries re-founded by Bishop Aethelwold in the tenth century. Virtually nothing is known about the management of its estates and the Red Book of Thorney (MSS Add. and ) is its sole surviving cartulary (a book holding copies of the charters and title deeds of an estate).

A bishop, the great Æthelwold, whom the Lord had made patron of Winchester, ordered a certain monk subject to him to write the present book He commanded also to be made in this book many frames well adorned and filled with various figures decorated with many beautiful colours and with gold.

This book the Boanerges aforesaid caused to be. In music Aethelwold's Winchester had the distinction of producing the first English polyphony in the Winchester Troper.» The most famous of the works of his school of illumination was The Benedictional of St. Aethelwold, which exists to this day. At the beginning of the book, the writer, Godeman, calls his master «Boanerges», «son of thunder».

King Æthelwulf (which means "Noble Wolf") was King of Wessex and Mercia, and son of the late King Ecbert. Following the Battle of Repton, and the Great Heathen Army's storming of the Wessex royal villa, Æthelwulf succeeded his father as King shortly before Ecbert's death.

A very strong and abled warrior-king, Æthelwulf was at the forefront of driving the Vikings from the lands of Wessex. He Age: Commentary (English) by Deshman, Robert; Limited Edition: Not limited This is a partial facsimile of the original document, Benedictional of St Aethelwold: the facsimile might represent only a part, or doesn't attempt to replicate the format, or doesn't imitate the look-and-feel of the original document.

By Robert Deshman. Studies in Manuscript Illumination, Princeton Princeton University, L Pp. xxiii + ; plates. $ As leader of the monastic revival in Anglo-Saxon England, the Benedictine Bishop Aethelwold (ca.

) not only replaced wordly clerics with monks at the Old and New Minsters of his see at Winchester, he launched an intellectual and cultural revolution that was.

Æthelwold's life and his political and ecclesiastical importance in the 10th-century reformation receive thorough scholarly scrutiny in this appraisal of his life and work. The studies include a comparison of Æthelwold's career with that of othe. Saint Dunstan of Canterbury, (bornnear Glastonbury, Eng.—diedCanterbury; feast day May 19), English abbot, celebrated archbishop of Canterbury, and a chief adviser to the kings of Wessex, who is best known for the major monastic reforms that he effected.

Of noble birth, Dunstan was educated by Irish monks and visitors at Glastonbury. Edward the Martyr (Old English: Eadweard, pronounced [æːɑdweɑrd]; c. – 18 March ) was King of England from until he was murdered in Edward was the eldest son of King Edgar the Peaceful but was not his father's acknowledged Edgar's death, the leadership of England was contested, with some supporting Edward's claim to be king and others supporting his younger half Burial: Wareham, Dorset; later Shaftesbury; later Woking.

The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold, Bishop of Winchester Reproduced in Facsimile from thFolio ( x mm), lx,[2], 56, [2], iv, [2]pp., with coloured frontispiece and pages of collotype facsimile, half red morocco by Bayntun of Bath, spine with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second compartment lettered in gilt direct, t.e.g.

uncut, a very nice copy. It was made for St. Æthelwold, Bishop of Winchester (–84) and written by the scribe Godeman. A poem at the beginning of the manuscript tells us that Bishop Æthelwold commissioned it for his own use, and was personally involved in planning its ornamentation. Author of Rex doctissimus, Rex doctissimus, Nunneries and the Anglo-Saxon royal houses, The King Alfred millenary in Winchester,The Anglo-Saxons, Wessex in the early Middle Ages, Kings and kingdoms of early Anglo-Saxon England, Bishop Aethelwold.

Commissioned the famous Lindisfarne Book of Gospels, now in the British Museum, and made its jewel-encrusted leather cover, now lost. Wrote the Hymnal of Ethelwald. Propers for Æthelwold of Lindisfarne - 12 February - Abbot and Bishop The Collect.

O GOD, by whose grace the blessed (abbot) Æthelwold enkindled with the fire of thy love, became. This book explores the foundations of the intellectual renaissance in tenth-century England, including both the English Benedictine reform and the establishment by Æthelwold, Bishop of Winchester (–84), of the most influential school in late Anglo-Saxon England.

The vital early stages of Æthelwold's scholarly career are explored for the first time, particularly his formative years in. Æthelstan or Athelstan (/ ˈ æ θ əl s t æ n /; Old English: Æþelstan or Æðelstān; Old Norse: Aðalsteinn meaning "noble stone"; c.

– 27 October ) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from to and King of the English from to when he died. He was the son of King Edward the Elder and his first wife, historians regard him as the first King of England and Predecessor: Edward the Elder or Ælfweard.

Æthelwold (/ ˈ æ θ əl w oʊ l d /) or Æthelwald (died or ) was the younger of two known sons of Æthelred I, King of Wessex from to Æthelwold and his brother Æthelhelm were still infants when their father the king died while fighting a Danish Viking invasion.

The throne passed to the king's younger brother (Æthelwold's uncle) Alfred the Great, who carried on the war. Aethelwold, Abbot of Abingdon from to and thereafter Bishop of Winchester, was one of the three men who brought England into the movement for monastic reform that had started in continental Europe earlier in the century.

The others were Dunstan, abbot of Glastonbury and later Archbishop of Canterbury, and Oswald, Bishop of Worcester and Archbishop of York.

Commemoration of Our Father among the Saints Æthelwold, Bishop of Winchester The 1st Day Commemoration of Our Father among the Saints Æthelwold, Bishop of Winchester. Composed by Reader Isaac Lambertson the ancestor of Christ, gave orders that it be repaired; and when during these labours the holy Book of the Law, long hidden and lost.

Æthelwold, St (c–84).Winchester-born leader of the 10th-cent. reformation, and major influence on King ly a noble, Æthelwold served King Æthelstan, was ordained priest by Bishop Ælfheah of Winchester, became a monk under Dunstan at Glastonbury, and was made, by King Edred, abbot of Abingdon (c) and, by Edgar, bishop of Winchester ().

Signs of Devotion is the first longitudinal study of an Anglo-Saxon cult from its inception in the late seventh century through the Reformation. It examines the production and reception of texts—both written and visual—that supported the cult of Æthelthryth, an East Anglian princess who had resisted the conjugal demands of two political marriages to maintain her : Virginia Blanton.View Notes - Lecture Notes 2 from ARLT g at University of Southern California.

Advent:BenedictionalofAethelwold wold.Buy This Book in Print summary St. Æthelwold (/9 –), abbot of Abingdon and bishop of Winchester, made the first translation of the Rule of Saint Benedict into English (or, indeed, into any vernacular language) as part of the tenth-century English Benedictine : Jacob Riyeff.

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