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Medieval Women and Power: Female Abbatial Lordship

John Rylands Research Institute Visiting Research Fellow, Dr Laura Gathagan from SUNY Cortland, has spent the last two months investigating part of the Beaumont Charters collection. 759 more words


How To Be A Lady: Odette de Pougy and the Inviolable Sanctity of Homeownership

A lady blessed with a religious calling must render unto God what is God’s, but she is free to render nothing unto upstart popes with a tenuous grasp of property rights. 419 more words


St Brigid of Kildare, Ab.

Saint Brigid of Kildare, also known as, Brigid of Ireland was an Irish nun, abbess, and founder of several convents and a school. Considered one of Ireland’s three patron saints along with Sts Patrick and Columba. 743 more words

Hagiographies Of The Saints


Sat atop the city in the neighbourhood I lived while in Paris, known as a tourist trap full of creperies and overpriced bistros, is Seb’On – the best culinary experience I had while living in… 355 more words