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From Sacred Waters and Pagan Goddesses to Holy Wells: The cult of saints and the Virgin Mary in medieval Britain By Robin Melrose
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In the Middle Ages Britain was a land teeming with saints and monasteries, which disappeared virtually overnight in the late 1530s when Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries and destroyed all the... More > shrines to the saints and the Virgin Mary. In this book, I want to bring back to life all these forgotten saints, many of them dating to the Anglo-Saxon period in England, or to the long vanished Celtic kingdoms of Wales and Scotland. Before Christianity came to Britain in the 4th century, Britons often made offerings to goddesses in watery places like rivers, lakes or marshes, and many shrines of saints or the Virgin were associated with holy wells. Many people, including kings and queens, made pilgrimages to saints’ shrines and drank water from the holy well, sometimes hoping for cures from crippling afflictions. And even when the shrines were destroyed, many holy wells survived, to welcome today’s pilgrims.< Less
My Paperback Book By Peisirui(Oliver) Zhang & gus talbot
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this is a historical fiction of medieval castles and warfare. we chose the battle of Constantinople and the castles and we wrote a historical fiction
Castles By Nicholas Ring
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Learn how castles life and setups were. This magazine has fiction, information, and even debate!
Lives of the Brethren By Gerard De Frachet
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In this book, Friar Gerard de Frachet records the lives of the first Dominican friars- Saint Dominic himself as well as the first generation of those who sought to serve God in the Dominican Order.... More > It is written by a friar born within the lifetime of Saint Dominic, and who knew some of the early disciples.< Less
The Pardoner's Tale By Geoffrey Chaucer
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The Pardoner's Tale is one of the most interesting of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. The tale on its own is a neatly told exemplum on the dangers of greed, but the tale and its prologue also casts a... More > light on one of Chaucer's most interesting characters: the Pardoner himself, and his own love of greed and deception. This edition presents three versions of the General Prologue description of the Pardoner, the Introduction, Prologue and the Tale. The three versions are: Original version in Middle English Dual Middle English and Modern English version - with a line by line translation rather than a parallel prose translation Modern English version There is also a brief introduction to the tale.< Less
The Sacking of Visby By Birgitta Nelson
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The year is 1361. The place: the Swedish island of Gotland. King Waldemar of Denmark has landed with his army and is now invading this large and peaceful island. Two boys, master and servant, have... More > been swept up in the turmoil. How will they survive? And how will the events reshape their friendship? The well-to-do citizens of the town of Visby have been forced to surrender their treasure to the Danish king in exchange for the very survival of their town. Meanwhile, the island’s peasants, including Thorstein’s servant, Ulf, try to hold out against the invaders as best they can with whatever weapons they can scrape together. The boy, Thorfein, manages for awhile to safeguard a gold cross that his father had entrusted to him but the mystery of when and how it shows up again and again mirrors the many challenges the two boys have yet to face.< Less
The Sacking of Visby By Birgitta Nelson
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The year is 1361. The place: the Swedish island of Gotland. King Waldemar of Denmark has landed with his army and is now invading this large and peaceful island. Two boys, master and servant, have... More > been swept up in the turmoil. How will they survive? And how will the events reshape their friendship? The well-to-do citizens of the town of Visby have been forced to surrender their treasure to the Danish king in exchange for the very survival of their town. Meanwhile, the island’s peasants, including Thorfein’s servant, Ulf, try to hold out against the invaders as best they can with whatever weapons they can scrape together. The boy, Thorfein, manages for awhile to safeguard a gold cross that his father had entrusted to him but the mystery of when and how it shows up again and again mirrors the many challenges the two boys have yet to face.< Less
The Sacking of Visby By Birgitta Nelson
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The year is 1361. The place: the Swedish island of Gotland. King Waldemar of Denmark has landed with his army and is now invading this large and peaceful island. Two boys, master and servant, have... More > been swept up in the turmoil. How will they survive? And how will the events reshape their friendship? The well-to-do citizens of the town of Visby have been forced to surrender their treasure to the Danish king in exchange for the very survival of their town. Meanwhile, the island’s peasants, including Thorfein’s servant, Ulf, try to hold out against the invaders as best they can with whatever weapons they can scrape together. The boy, Thorfein, manages for awhile to safeguard a gold cross that his father had entrusted to him but the mystery of when and how it shows up again and again mirrors the many challenges the two boys have yet to face.< Less
The Sacking of Visby By Birgitta Nelson
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The year is 1361. The place: the Swedish island of Gotland. King Waldemar of Denmark has landed with his army and is now invading this large and peaceful island. Two boys, master and servant, have... More > been swept up in the turmoil. How will they survive? And how will the events reshape their friendship? The well-to-do citizens of the town of Visby have been forced to surrender their treasure to the Danish king in exchange for the very survival of their town. Meanwhile, the island’s peasants, including Thorfein’s servant, Ulf, try to hold out against the invaders as best they can with whatever weapons they can scrape together. The boy, Thorfein, manages for awhile to safeguard a gold cross that his father had entrusted to him but the mystery of when and how it shows up again and again mirrors the many challenges the two boys have yet to face.< Less
The Sacking of Visby By Birgitta Nelson
eBook (PDF): $3.99
The year is 1361. The place: the Swedish island of Gotland. King Waldemar of Denmark has landed with his army and is now invading this large and peaceful island. Two boys, master and servant, have... More > been swept up in the turmoil. How will they survive? And how will the events reshape their friendship? The well-to-do citizens of the town of Visby have been forced to surrender their treasure to the Danish king in exchange for the very survival of their town. Meanwhile, the island’s peasants, including Thorfein’s servant, Ulf, try to hold out against the invaders as best they can with whatever weapons they can scrape together. The boy, Thorfein, manages for awhile to safeguard a gold cross that his father had entrusted to him but the mystery of when and how it shows up again and again mirrors the many challenges the two boys have yet to face.< Less

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Vein Book Vein Book By Eric Dohner
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