Anglo-Norman Durham 1093-1193 by David Rollason, Margaret Harvey, Michael Prestwich PDF

By David Rollason, Margaret Harvey, Michael Prestwich

ISBN-10: 0585210683

ISBN-13: 9780585210681

ISBN-10: 0851156541

ISBN-13: 9780851156545

This examine of Anglo-Norman Durham's background, structure, paintings, and non secular and literary tradition covers a lot floor, together with the Cathedral Priory and its dating to monastic reform; the careers of the prince bishops; stories of the amazing citadel; the connection among Durham and the Scottish kings; the structure of the cathedral; and Durham manuscripts and texts, that includes old compilations and the striking outdated English poem De situ Dunelmi.

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Their exploits and characters were described by contemporary chroniclers at some length. At the core of the diocese lay the shrine of St Cuthbert, former bishop of Lindisfarne, whose body had been disinterred twelve years after his death and found to have been miraculously preserved from decay. Treasured at Lindisfarne 10LDE, bk. 3, ch. 23 (p. a. 1075 (pp. 207-8). 11 Between 1080 and 1189, no bishop of Durham was also earl of Northumberland. V. Scammell, Hugh du Puiset, Bishop of Durham (Cambridge, 1956), pp.

781 (pp. 47-50). 30 There was a close association between the celebration of the saints' feast days and the possession of relics associated with the saints. Which came first, acquisition of the relics or veneration of the feast cannot be shown: only some connection between the two. 31 Queen Margaret of Scotland had been a great benefactress. Not content with the Gospel book and cross she had herself given them, the monks also obtained some hair and one of her teeth after her death in 1093. St Malachy, bishop of Armagh, who died in 1148, is represented in the Durham relic lists by some hair, a comb (pecten) and some finger nails (unguibus); his friend, St Bernard of Clairvaux, by some hair and a rib-bone; St Godric of Finchale, the local hermit, by his coat of mail, girdle and beard; Bartholomew, hermit of Farne, who died in 1193, by some hair; St Amphibalus, a martyr companion of St Alban, whose relics were discovered in 1185,32 by some dust (or ashes, pulvus).

Unlike the southern English monks whom he took from Jarrow and Wearmouth for the new cathedral priory, St Calais had not come north with moist eyes at the thought of Cuthbert, Bede or the Northumbrian golden age. He did not however straightway begin a new church for his monastic community, and when after only five years their bishop was driven into exile for his political intransigence, his community must have felt rather uneasy. But when he returned determined to rebuild and refurbish his cathedral in 1091, the process of promoting the cult of Cuthbert on the grand scale was launched in magnificent style.

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