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Civic Ceremony and Religion in Medieval Bruges C.1300 1520
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Introduction; 1. The Holy Blood Procession; 2. General processions; 3. Feast days and liturgical commemoration; 4. Guilds: feast, festivity and public worship; 5. Guilds and civic government; 6. Civic charity; 7. Civic ceremony, religion and the counts of Flanders; Conclusion and epilogue: civic morality c.1500.

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A new insight into the interplay between ceremonial ritual and power, drawing on the rich archives of medieval Bruges.

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Andrew Brown is Lecturer in the School of History, Classics and Philosophy at the University of Massey. His previous publications include Church and Society in England, 1000-1500 (2003) and Court and Civic Society in the Burgundian Low Countries c.1420-1530 (co-edited with Graeme Small, 2007).

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'Based on an impressive knowledge of the archives of the civic and religious institutions of Bruges, [Andrew Brown] sets out to describe the development of virtually every single ritual phenomenon he encountered in late medieval Bruges. Whenever possible he underpins his argumentation with quantitative data ... an invaluable tool for the study of (religious) rituals and events within the late medieval town.' Job Weststrate, Reviews in History (history.ac.uk/reviews)
'... a bracingly smart excavation of Bruges's ceremonial pulse, a study grounded in extensive, patient work in ecclesiastical and civic sources. Brown's study is impressive for its empiricism ... and for its theoretical familiarity with ritual as a scholarly field ... one of the finest considerations of medieval Bruges ... will be considered the standard work for decades to come.' Peter Arnade, Journal of Ecclesiastical History

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