The hagiography of the female saints of Ely

Goscelin of Saint-Bertin ; edited and translated by Rosalind C. Love

From the tenth century, the monastic community at Ely venerated a group of female saints: thelthryth, its founding patroness, who died in 679, supposedly a virgin despite two marriages; her sister Seaxburh; another supposed sister Wihtburh, whose remains had been stolen by the monks of Ely from her...

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Main Author: Goscelin, of Saint-Bertin, approximately 1035-approximately 1107.
Other Authors: Love, Rosalind C.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2004.
Series:Oxford medieval texts
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Physical Description:cxxviii, 230 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN(s):0198208154
Language note:Latin text and English translation on facing pages; introduction and commentary in English.
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