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Games and Recreations

Nicholas Orme

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Games and Recreations Introduction The history of games and recreations found an early exponent in Joseph Strutt in 1801 but attracted little a...

Gawain Poet, The

Murray McGillivray

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

The Gawain PoetIntroductionThe “Gawain Poet” (also the “Pearl Poet”) is the name commonly given to the presumed single author of four Middle English p...

German Drama

Glenn Ehrstine

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

German Drama Introduction Long the domain of highly specialized scholars, the religious and secular plays of the German Middle Ages now attrac...

Gerson, Jean

Daniel Hobbins

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Jean Gerson Introduction Jean Gerson (b. 1363–d. 1429; also Jean de Gerson, or, originally, Jean Charlier) was the most popular and influential...

Glass, Stained

Ellen Shortell

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Stained GlassIntroductionWhile stained glass may have been used in European buildings as early as the 6th century, most surviving stained glass dates ...

Gothic Art

Alexandra Gajewski

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Gothic Art Introduction Hardly any category of style covers as complex a phenomenon as Gothic. Chronologically, it can be traced from its b...

Gower, John

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

John Gower Introduction As emphatically shown by the sculpture on John Gower’s elaborate tomb in Southwark Cathedral, London—three massiv...

Gregory VII

John Doran

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Gregory VII Introduction Pope Gregory VII (1073–1085) was one of the most important and controversial popes of the Middle Ages. His elevation ...

Guilds

Joseph P. Byrne

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

GuildsIntroductionGuild as used in medieval scholarship is a term denoting an association of people bound by common interests and goals and a dedicati...

Handbooks for Confessors

Jennifer Garrison

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Handbooks for ConfessorsIntroductionThroughout medieval Europe, the literature that prepared both priest and penitent for sacramental confession was i...

Hardyng, John

Sarah Peverley

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

John HardyngIntroductionThe English chronicler John Hardyng (b. 1378–d. c. 1465) had a colorful career before settling down to write his two versions ...

Harley 2253 Manuscript, The

Susanna Fein

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

The Harley 2253 ManuscriptIntroductionLondon, British Library MS Harley 2253 is one of the most important literary books to survive from the English m...

Hiberno-Latin Literature

Charles D. Wright

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Hiberno-Latin LiteratureIntroduction“Hiberno-Latin literature” refers to Latin writings by native speakers of Irish, whether or not they were written ...

High Crosses

Catherine E. Karkov

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

High Crosses Introduction High crosses are freestanding stone sculptures that are a feature of early medieval art in England, Ireland, Scotlan...

Hilton, Walter

Michael G. Sargent

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Walter Hilton Introduction Walter Hilton was a writer of English and Latin works of spiritual guidance who died as an Augustinian canon (canon...

Hoccleve, Thomas

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Thomas HoccleveIntroductionOf all the London and Westminster writers somehow personally associated with Chaucer (including John Gower, Henry Scogan, a...

Hood, Robin

John Marshall

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Robin Hood Introduction For someone who probably never existed, Robin Hood has led a remarkable life. Indisputably a creation of the Middle Age...

Hospitals in the Middle Ages

Sethina Watson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Hospitals in the Middle AgesIntroduction“Hospital” is an umbrella term for the diverse array of charitable institutions that arose in the Middle Ages....

Hundred Years War

Anne Curry

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Hundred Years War Introduction The Hundred Years War has become the established name for the Anglo-French conflicts that happened between 1337...

Hungary

Elod Nemerkenyi

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Hungary Introduction The traditional chronological scope of the medieval kingdom of Hungary ranges from the beginning of the reign of King Sa...

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