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Liz Herbert McAvoy, ‘Carpenter, Christina (fl. 1329–1332)’ / Liz Herbert McAvoy

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Swansea University Author: Liz Herbert McAvoy

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This is an entry on the fourteenth-century anchoress, Christina Carpenter, that pulls together all the information known about her from three scant records, placing her within her socio-cultural context and bringing to bear upon the sources what is known about medieval anchoritism and the bishop who...

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Published in: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014
Online Access: https://www.oxforddnb.com/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-105610
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa20498
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Abstract: This is an entry on the fourteenth-century anchoress, Christina Carpenter, that pulls together all the information known about her from three scant records, placing her within her socio-cultural context and bringing to bear upon the sources what is known about medieval anchoritism and the bishop who enclosed - and then re-enclosed - her at Shere, in Surrey.
Keywords: Anchoress; Christine Carpenter; Shere
College: College of Arts and Humanities