medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture


I've lurked around the list for a while so should introduce myself. I'm a 
PhD student at Cambridge working on eleventh and twelfth century saints' 
Lives, focusing on three Lives of Dunstan written in England between 1090 
and 1130.

By way of a footnote to the recent discussion on St George, there appears 
to have been an altar to St George at Glastonbury before the conquest, as 
witnessed by B.'s Life of Dunstan (995 x 1004). The story, of Dunstan being 
attacked by the devil in the form of a bear, survives in all the subsequent 
versions including William of Malmesbury's text for Glastonbury produced c. 

Best wishes

Sandy Vaughan
Robinson College

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