Monthly Archives: November 2015

Ain’t Misbehavin’: How to Behave in the Church and Churchyard

In the section on sloth in his Instructions for Parish Priests, John Mirk (fl. c.1382-1414) suggests that parishioners should be questioned during confession about their behaviour in and around the church: Hast ├żou come to chyrche late And spoken of … Continue reading

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Women’s Literary Culture : Guest Blogpost

This week I am guest-blogging over at the ‘Women’s Literary Culture and the Medieval Canon’ website. You can find my post here. I am talking about my favourite fifteenth-century mystic Margery Kempe and how she uses medieval religious objects such … Continue reading

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