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Bury St. Edmunds
Medieval Art, Architecture, Archaeology and Economy





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ISBN 9780901286888
Published December 1, 1998 by Routledge
384 Pages

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This book focuses on art, palaeography, bindings and the monastic library. It is based on lectures given at the Association's Annual Conference, the 20th in the present series, which was held at Bury St Edmunds, from 16 to 20 April 1994: three specially commissioned articles are also included.

Table of Contents

1. The Romanesque Church of Bury St Edmunds Abbey 2. Aspects of the Romanesque Church of Bury St Edmunds Abbey in their Regional Context 3. The West Front of the Abbey Church 4. The Architectural Setting of the Cult of St Edmund in the Abbey Church 1095-1539 5. A Scientific Examination of the Relics of St Edmund at Arundel Castle 6. The Saint Edmund Cycle in the Crypt at Saint-Denis 7. Medieval Metalworking and Bury St Edmunds 8. The Planning of the Town of Bury St Edmunds: a Probable Norman Origin 9. The Medieval Town of Bury St Edmunds 10. The Mint at Bury St Edmunds 11. St Edmund in Lincolnshire: the Abbey's Lands at Wainfleet and Wrangle 12. Mid-13th-Century Accounts from Bury St Edmunds Abbey 13. The Abbey Woods 14. The Lost Canterbury Prototype of the 11th-Century Bury St Edmunds Psalter 15. The Production and Artistry of the Bury Bible 16. The Provision of Books for Bury St Edmunds Abbey in the 11th and 12th Centuries 17. Some 12th-Century Bindings from the Library of Bury St Edmunds Abbey: preliminary Findings. Appendix, Descriptions of Four Bindings from the Exhibition Catalogue 18. Reconstructing the Medieval Library of Bury St Edmunds Abbey: the Lost Catalogue of Henry of Kirkstead 19. The Bury Artists of Harley 2278 and the Origins of Topographical Awareness in English Art 20. Some Manuscripts in Cambridge from Bury St Edmunds Abbey: Exhibition Catalogue

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Antonia Gransden