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  • Record Number: 9328
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Graff , Eric.
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  • Title: A Neglected Episode in the Prehistory of Syon Abbey: The Letter of Katillus Thornberni in Uppsala University Library Pappersbrev 1410-1420 [Katillus, a Brigittine brother from Sweden, was brought over to England to help establish the order in the British Isles by converting the hospital of St. Nicholas outside of York into a Brigittine abbey with female and male houses].
  • Source: Mediaeval Studies 63, ( 2001): Pages 323 - 336.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Edition of Text;Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Brigittine Order Katillus Thornberni, Brigittine Brother- Letters Manuscripts Monasticism Isleworth, Greater London, England- Syon Abbey, a Brigittine Double House
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles;Scandinavia
  • Century: 15
  • Primary Evidence: Letter;Manuscript; Uppsala, Uppsala University Library Pappersbrev 1410-1420. From internal evidence the author argues that the letter was written Monday, July 29, 1409. The letter was addressed to the Brigittine confessor general at Vadstena and gave various reasons why it
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Toronto
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00765872