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The Saints of Cornwall

The Saints of Cornwall Author Nicholas Orme
ISBN-10 9780191542893
Release 2000-01-06
Pages 320
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Cornwall is unique among English counties, though similar to other Celtic lands, in its religious history. Its churches, chapels, and place-names commemorated not only the major saints of Christendom, but also many minor 'Celtic' ones, unique to single churches. This book breaks new ground by considering them all, comprehensively and in detail. The introduction explains how the cults came into existence, and how they shed light on early Christianity in the county. It follows their history up to the Reformation, and shows how popular devotion to the saints lingered even in the eighteenth century. The main part of the book provides a history of every known religious cult in Cornwall from the sixth century AD to the Reformation, with relevant information about its later history down to the present day. Every known site is identified (church, chapel, altar, image, holy well, or other outdoor feature), and every written source is discussed (saint's Life, liturgical commemoration, and calendar festival). This is the first time that a complete inventory of cults has been produced for an area as large as an English county. The work also includes many saints venerated in Brittany, Wales and England, and makes copious references to all three countries. It provides a major resource in the fields of medieval Church history, Reformation studies, folklore, and Celtic studies, as well as the history of Cornwall.



The Saints of Cornwall

The Saints of Cornwall Author Gilbert Hunter Doble
ISBN-10 1861430477
Release 1997
Pages 144
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The Saints of Cornwall

The Saints of Cornwall Author Gilbert Hunter Doble
ISBN-10 LCCN:61037764
Release 1960
Pages
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Nicholas Roscarrock s Lives of the saints

Nicholas Roscarrock s Lives of the saints Author Nicholas Roscarrock
ISBN-10 WISC:89044668903
Release 1992-09
Pages 235
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The Lives of the British Saints

The Lives of the British Saints Author Sabine Baring-Gould
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433068191018
Release 1908
Pages
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The Age of the Saints

The Age of the Saints Author William Copeland Borlase
ISBN-10 HARVARD:32044081186389
Release 1878
Pages 208
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The Saints of Cornwall

The Saints of Cornwall Author Gilbert Hunter Doble
ISBN-10 OCLC:500536963
Release 1970
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The Lives of the British Saints

The Lives of the British Saints Author Sabine Baring-Gould
ISBN-10 0766187675
Release 2005-06-01
Pages 488
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Cornish Saints Sinners

Cornish Saints   Sinners Author J. Henry Harris
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433075903264
Release 1906
Pages 312
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Celtic Sites and Their Saints

Celtic Sites and Their Saints Author Elizabeth Rees
ISBN-10 9781441113443
Release 2003-02-10
Pages 270
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Most biographies of the Celtic saints are filled with legends and were written centuries after they lived. But the places where they lived and worked, generally in the more remote parts of their home or adopted countries can still be visited. Their chapels and huts are often placed in beautiful landscapes: sheltered valleys, sacred springs, peaceful lakeshores, sea caves, headlands and offshore islands. Archaeology, the study of sites and place-names, inscribed stones, and early texts can bring us closer to how these men and women lived and to the unique ideals they held. Elizabeth Rees, using this archaeological and literary evidence, has produced a guidebook to major sites in the British Isles where the Celtic saints lived and worked: Brigid and Patrick in Ireland, David in Wales, Columba in Scotland, and Aidan in Northumbria are among those who have left monasteries and hermitages, chapels and holy wells dedicated to them. The 250 sites examined here are listed alphabetically by area, with some fifty described in Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, and the rest of Britain. Accurate descriptions are given, with a history of each site, directions how to find it, and, where relevant, useful directions such as sailing times or where to find the key. A final section gives an outline of the lives of the saints with whom these places are associated.



Cornwall and the Cross

Cornwall and the Cross Author Nicholas Orme
ISBN-10 1860774687
Release 2007
Pages 198
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Cornwall's place-names and churches are unique. They commemorate an enormous number of local and little-known saints, such as St Austell, St Ives, and St Just. This book explains how this came about, how Cornwall came to be Christian after the end of the Roman Empire, and how its religious history developed through the Middle Ages and into the Reformation. Every aspect of Christian life is covered: the early Church, the effects of the English and Norman Conquests, the foundation of monasteries and friaries, and the history of the parish churches. There is a full account of the Reformation in Cornwall, showing what was swept away and what survived. The book is about people. It probes the identity of the early Cornish saints and explains the daily life of monks, friars, and parish clergy, also highlighting their substantial contribution to the Church outside Cornwall. The author emphasises the positive role played by lay people. Far from being passive onlookers in pews, they were involved in appointing clergy, building and running parish churches, founding chapels, forming guilds, going on pilgrimages, and staging religious plays. Celtic or Catholic? This book explores Cornwall?s religious history as a whole, and shows how the Cornish developed distinctive traditions while fully sharing in the Christianity of western Europe. ?The Christian faith in Cornwall is more than fifteen hundred years young and it could not have a more dedicated, learned and attractive writer to help us all to be aware of the heritage which is ours.? The Rt Revd William Ind, Bishop of Truro



Celtic Hagiography and Saints Cults

Celtic Hagiography and Saints  Cults Author Jane Cartwright
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060367029
Release 2003-01
Pages 339
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This group of revised papers, taken from a conference held at the University of Wales in Lampeter in 2000, reflects the diversity of the different forms of saints' cults and hagiography within the Celtic regions of Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Brittany and Cornwall. Written by leading scholars, these fifteen studies focus on evidence from the mid 4th to early 20th century, evidence which includes saints' Lives , poetry and prose narratives referring to saints, holy wells and shrines, songs, relics, church dedications, archaeology and iconograpphy. Among the saints discussed are St Patrick, St David, St Birgit and St Brendan.



The Celtic Christianity of Cornwall

The Celtic Christianity of Cornwall Author Thomas Taylor
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B685425
Release 1916
Pages 184
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English Church Dedications

English Church Dedications Author Nicholas Orme
ISBN-10 0859895165
Release 1996-01
Pages 248
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Church dedications are as widely used as they are little studied, yet their histories are often obscure and complicated. Frequently forgotten after the Reformation, they were revived on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with many guesses and mistakes, resulting in numerous alterations. Church history cannot safely be based on the dedication in use today. Part One of the book surveys their history in England from roman ties to the present day. Part Two is detailed list of all 800 ancient parish churches and religious houses in Cornwall and Devon. It shows when their dedications first occur, the changes and misunderstandings that have happened, and the dates of parish feast days. Cornwall is a country of Celtic church dedication, whilst Devon's resemble this of the rest of England, so the book will be helpful in understanding dedications in both traditions.



Saints Cults in the Celtic World

Saints  Cults in the Celtic World Author John Reuben Davies
ISBN-10 9781843838456
Release 2013-08-15
Pages 234
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Saints' cults flourished in the medieval world, and the phenomenon is examined here in a series of studies.



A History of the County of Cornwall

A History of the County of Cornwall Author Nicholas Orme
ISBN-10 1904356125
Release 2010
Pages 335
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First survey of the religious history of Cornwall, from the county's Romano-British origins to the sixteenth century.



Butler s Lives of the Saints

Butler s Lives of the Saints Author Alban Butler
ISBN-10 0814629032
Release 2003
Pages 625
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"This is indeed true: if the saints and blesseds collected here share one overarching characteristic it is to have put their love of God to work for their fellow men and women as they saw fit - through austerity of life, contemplative prayer, or myriad embodiments of what we would now call social work. They are holy examples to us because they lived and died for others, for us."--BOOK JACKET.