Politics, Power and Piety: The Cult of St Armel in Early Tudor England and Wales

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Abstract

A discussion of the political issues behind the revival of the cult of St Armel and its use as a badge of loyalty for the Tudor dynasty.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Rewriting Holiness
Subtitle of host publication Reconfiguring Vitae, Re-signifying Cults
EditorsMadeleine Gray
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBoydell and Brewer for Kings College London Medieval Studies
Pages229-242
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780953983896
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jun 2017

Publication series

NameKings College London Medieval Studies
PublisherBoydell & Brewer
VolumeXXV

Keywords

  • hagiography
  • Armel
  • Tudors
  • St. Armel

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