Servants’ Tales at Twelfth-Century English Shrines

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 Servants’ Tales at Twelfth-Century English Shrines

Lecture by Rachel Koopmans

Given at the 2012 Canada Chaucer Seminar, University of Toronto, on April 27, 2012

Using the stained glass windows of Canterbury Cathedral, Koopmans examines how they show the lay people, including servants, more informal helpers and hangers on, and how they correspond to textual references to what the laity did at shrines.

Sharan Newman