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Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise?

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Indulgences played a major role in medieval 'strategies for eternity', easing the journey through Purgatory to Heaven after death. However, theological attacks during the Reformation and the subsequent Protestant rejection of indulgences have given them a poor reputation, compounding the effect of the fourteenth-century satires by Chaucer and Langland of the pardoners who ensured their widespread distribution. This book examines indulgences in late medieval England and it offers an extensive and authoritative re-evaluation ...

Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise? 2016, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521881203

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Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise? 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521293921

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