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IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 1717: Medieval Materiality and the Order of the Holy Trinity for the Redemption of Captives

Thursday 4 July 2019, 14.15-15.45

Organiser:Hazel Blair, Faculté des lettres, Université de Lausanne
Moderator/Chair:Frances Andrews, St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of St Andrews
Paper 1717-aTertia Pars: Economy of Trinitarian Redeemers at the Time of the Crusades and Jihad
(Language: English)
Giulio Cipollone, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome
Index terms: Crusades, Ecclesiastical History, Economics - General, Religious Life
Paper 1717-bThe Trinitarians and French Royal and Aristocratic Patronage in the 13th Century
(Language: English)
Lindy Grant, Department of History, University of Reading
Index terms: Architecture - Religious, Ecclesiastical History, Lay Piety
Paper 1717-cManuscripts, Liturgy, and Devotional Materiality: The Trinitarian Order in Medieval England
(Language: English)
Hazel Blair, Faculté des lettres, Université de Lausanne
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Religious Life

The medieval Order of the Holy Trinity for the Redemption of Captives, founded in 1198, was known for reserving one third of its income for the redemption of Christians taken prisoner during the Crusades. The Order grew a network of houses across Europe, but by comparison with other religious orders the medieval Trinitarians have received limited scholarly attention, especially in English-language scholarship. This session brings together academics working in different countries and different disciplines, at varying stages of their careers, to discuss materiality as it relates to the Trinitarian Order in the medieval period. Focusing on the Order's economic and spiritual concerns; Trinitarian material remains; royal and aristocratic patronage; and the manuscript books of their English brethren, this session will promote discussion of the material interests and priorities of medieval Trintarians across medieval and modern national boundaries.