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William Curteys, abbot of Bury St. Edmunds 1429-1446.

John William Elston

William Curteys, abbot of Bury St. Edmunds 1429-1446.

by John William Elston

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curteys, William, -- abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, -- d.1446.,
  • Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.B97 E48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 656 p.
    Number of Pages656
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15396514M

    Commissioned by William Curteys, abbot of the Benedictine abbey of St Edmund, Bury St Edmunds, as a gift for Henry VI: the royal arms in an initial (f. 6); a portrait of the king (ff. v, 6); later royal pressmark 'No ' (f. 1). John Touchet, 8th Baron of Audley (d).: inscription of . He remained at the abbey until after Easter, that is until 23 April , and at the end of his stay was admitted to the abbey's confraternity. Such an extended stay was not surprising. Bury was one of the largest and wealthiest religious foundations in fifteenth-century England, presided over by William Curteys, abbot from to

      John Lakenheath (d. ) was a monk and administrator of the estates of Bury St Edmunds Abbey. He reorganized its archives in –81, still in disorder after it was sacked by the townspeople in , following the pattern of Henry Kirkestede’s work on its library. This culminated in the ‘Lakenheath Registry’ (London, British Library, MS Harley ), an indexed directory of the Bury. This is a 2 volume facsimile, that is limited to copies (this is number ). The original was a gift to Henry VI from William Curteys, the Abbot of Bury St. Edmunds; occasioned by Henry's visit to the Abbey on Christmas Eve, Renown poet and monk John Lydgate was commissioned by the Abbot in to make this work in commemoration.

    Abstract. Book synopsis: John Lydgate wrote the Lives of Ss Edmund & Fremund at the request of his abbot, William Curteys, to commemorate the stay of the young King Henry VI at the Benedictine abbey of Bury St Edmunds from Christmas Eve to shortly after Easter when Henry was received into confraternity.\ud \ud The work survives in thirteen manuscripts or fragments, and BL MS Harley. A History of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, May 9 colour, 8 black and white, 11 line illustrations pages x cm Studies in the History of Medieval Religion Library eBook.


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William Curteys, abbot of Bury St. Edmunds 1429-1446 by John William Elston Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abbot of Bury St. Edmunds was the title used by the head of the Benedictine monastery Bury St. Edmunds Abbey in the county of Suffolk, England. The following table lists the abbots from the foundation of the abbey in until its dissolution in William Curteys 26 William Babington 27 John Bohun Get this from a library.

William Curteys, abbot of Bury St. Edmunds [John William Elston]. According to Christopher Woodforde’s book The Norwich School of Glass Painting in the Fifteenth Century () there was once a series of abbots of Bury St Edmunds portrayed in glass at Brandeston, including William Curteys (ruled –46), Thomas Rattlesden (ruled –97) and William Bunting (ruled –).

However, this series was. William Curteys, Abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, The letter-book of William of Hoo, sacrist of Bury St. Edmunds, William of Hoo Not in William Curteys. Chronicle of the Abbey of Bury St.

Edmunds Jocelin de Brakelond Not in Library. Monastic and /5(). Since Abbot William Curteys was the only abbot of St Edmunds who wrote a life of St Edmund, this inscription leaves little room for doubt that the abbot portrayed is Curteys. Abbot Curteys is best known as the patron of the monk-poet John Lydgate, and as the abbot who built a new library and welcomed the boy-king Henry VI to the Abbey in This book contains several references to Bury St Edmunds under the old name of Bedericesworth, including the following: Book I, chapter 7: "There is in the same province a place called Blythburgh in the vernacular, in which the body of the venerable King Anna is buried, and to this day is venerated by the pious devotion of faithful people.

During the rule of William of Exeter, the twenty-third abbot (), the building of the present church of St. Mary, on the site of an older church, was undertaken in the southwest corner of the abbey cemetery; and under William Curteys () the western tower of the abbey church fell, but immediate steps were taken to erect it afresh.

See especially A. Gransden, A History of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, – (Woodbridge, ), pp. 26–7, 62–9 (at ‘It was as necessary for the king to be on close and good terms with the abbot of St Edmunds, as it was for the abbot to be on close and good terms with the king’), –48; M.D.

Lobel, The Borough of Bury St. In the young King Henry VI (just eleven years old) spent Christmas through Easter at the abbey of Bury St Edmunds. In honour of the visit the abbot William Curteys commissioned an English version of the Life of the abbey’s patron saint from one of the abbey’s monks, the author and poet John Lydgate (b.

Magna Carta. Throughout the Middle Ages, Bury’s mighty Abbey placed the town at the very heart of national events. The most recent research has shown that the barons did indeed swear an oath at Bury in to compel King John to sign Magna Carta, and that Abbot Hugh of Northwold was a key figure in holding John to was the spiritual base of operations from which Edward I.

Lobel, The Borough of Bury St. Edmund's: A Study in the Government and Development of a Monastic Town (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), pp. –55, and Robert S. Gottfried, Bury St. Edmunds and the Urban Crisis, – (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, ), pp. –35, give an overview of the events of – William Cratfield () William Excetre () William Curteys () William.

Babyngton () John Boon () Robert Ixworth () Richard Hengham () Thomas Ratlisden (). ** William Bunting, also called William de Codenham () John Reeve or John of Melford ().

NOTES. At ChristmasSt Edmund’s cult received royal affirmation by the arrival of the young Henry VI at the abbey of Bury St Edmunds, where he remained until the following Easter. After his stay, Abbot William Curteys commemorated the visit with a splendidly illuminated life of the Anglo-Saxon king, in which the saint was portrayed as a model.

John Lydgate wrote the ‘Lives of Ss Edmund & Fremund’ at the request of his abbot, William Curteys, to commemorate the stay of the young King Henry VI at the Benedictine abbey of Bury St Edmunds from Christmas Eve to shortly after Easter when Henry was received into confraternity.

By the time of its dissolution in the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds had the second largest library in England, after Oxford University – the result of centuries of careful copying and collecting by the monks, who began creating manuscripts in earnest during the reign of Abbot.

Looking for John William ELSTON who went to University of California and reseached William Curteys, and wrote about him Title: WILLIAM CURTEYS, ABBOT OF BURY ST. EDMUNDS Pub No: Author: ELSTON, JOHN WILLIAM Degree: PHD School: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY Date: Pages: Source: DAI-A 40/07, p.Jan Book synopsis: John Lydgate wrote the Lives of Ss Edmund & Fremund at the request of his abbot, William Curteys, to commemorate the stay of the young King Henry VI at the Benedictine abbey of Bury St Edmunds from Christmas Eve to shortly after Easter when Henry was received into confraternity.

The work survives in thirteen manuscripts or fragments, and BL MS Harleyon. 13 Bury St Edmunds Records Office (hereinafter cited as BRO), probate registers–Osbern (IC /2/1), Hawlee (IC /2/2), Pye (IC /2/4), Mason (IC /2/5), Hoode (IC /2/6).

In all subsequent references probate registers are referred to by their names rather than their reference numbers, and, unless otherwise stated are from the sacrist. The Life of St. Edmund, King and Martyr On Christmas Evethe young King Henry VI arrived at the abbey at Bury St Edmunds, one of the largest religious foundations in fifteenth-century England.

He remained there until Easter and at the end of his stay was admitted to the abbey's confraternity. Book synopsis: John Lydgate wrote the Lives of Ss Edmund & Fremund at the request of his abbot, William Curteys, to commemorate the stay of the young King Henry VI at the Benedictine abbey of Bury.

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