Session 613: Life-Cycle, Career, and Location in the Medieval Christian West
Tuesday 12 July 2005, 11.15-12.45
|Organiser:||Bernard Gowers, Department of History, King's College London|
|Moderator/Chair:||Ian Forrest, All Souls College, University of Oxford|
|Paper 613-a||Rites of (Mediterranean) Passage: The Importance of the Jerusalem Pilgrimage in Late Medieval Life Stages|
|Paper 613-b||The Burial of Noble Women in 13th-Century Shropshire|
|Paper 613-c||Travel and Place in Narratives of 11th-Century Educational Careers|
This panel will explore the complex interrelationships between place and stages in various medieval western Christian life-cycles. Ranging from the eleventh to fifteenth centuries, these interactions will be considered in three specific ecclesiastical contexts; pilgrimage, clerical educational careers, and noblewomen’s burials.