Pilgrimage: The Great Adventure of the Middle Ages

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Pilgrimage looks at 500 years of Christian pilgrimage, during its heyday of 1066 to 1536, following the main pilgrimage routes to places such as Jerusalem and Rome, Canterbury and Santiago - places that remain a draw for pilgrims 500 years on. In a narrative based on largely undocumented contemporary accounts, Ure brings to life not only a colourful cast of characters, from grandees and scholars seeking status and enlightenment to peasants hoping for escape and rogues doing penance, from the enterprising and the devout to ...

Pilgrimage: The Great Adventure of the Middle Ages 2006, Constable & Robinson, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781841197869

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