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This quantity is meant as a commemoration of the profession of Richard Fletcher and his amazing contribution to our knowing of the medieval global. The seventeen papers integrated the following, written through a number of the major students of this era, replicate the 3 major parts of Fletcher's scholarly endeavours: Church and society in medieval Spain; Christian-Muslim family, either within the Iberian peninsula and additional afield;

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What he chose to send were what might cheekily be called prefabricated episcopal households, whose functions were directed primarily towards del suo tempo in Italia,” in Gregorio Magno nel XIV Centenario della Morte (Rome, 2004), pp. 221–46. ” Journal of Ecclesiastical History 25 (1974), 363–80. 21 Robert A. ), Grégoire le Grand (Paris, 1986), pp. 137–44; idem, Gregory the Great and His World (Cambridge, 1997), pp. 17–33; Carole Straw, Gregory the Great: Perfection in Imperfection (Berkeley, 1988), pp.

474–5. 8 Ibid. 19, pp. 200–3. 17, pp. 384–7. 20 roger collins and judith mcclure performed and churches consecrated, together with brief accounts of the origins of each holder of the archiepiscopal seat is very reminiscent of papal historiography. So, it could at least be speculated that the history Albinus and others in Canterbury hoped Bede would provide for them was something like their own version of the Liber Pontificalis, the markedly factual pontificate by pontificate house history of the bishops of Rome.

10–12. See also Ian Wood, “Augustine’s Journey,” Canterbury Cathedral Chronicle 92 (1998), 28–44. 47 Jeffrey Richards, Consul of God. The Life and Times of Gregory the Great (London, 1980), pp. 214–16. 50 (1:424–5). rome, canterbury and wearmouth-jarrow 31 the passage through Francia of the group of clerics led by Laurence and Mellitus in 601. 49 Nothing less than a national council of the whole Frankish episcopate could explain how the bishops of these far flung dioceses could have been together in one place, and no such meeting is recorded.

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