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The following has an interesting appendix on the cult of Margaret of
Scotland, whose canonization seems never to have been formally sanctioned:

Canonizzazioni e culto dei santi nella christianitas :
(1198-1302) /

Roberto Paciocco
2006 1. ed.
Italian Book Book xx, 431 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Assisi : Porziuncola, ; ISBN: 8827005668 9788827005668

Tom Izbicki

> medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
>
> Jennifer,
>
> As promised, I finally found my source for canonization records.
>
> Fontaninus, Giusto. Codex constitutionum quas summi pontifices ediderunt
> in
> solemni canonizatione sanctorum a Johanne XV ad Benedictum XIII sive ab
> A.D.
> 993. ad A.D. 1729, Manuscripta, microfilms of rare and out-of-print books:
> list 26, no.31. Rome: ex typographia Rev. Camerae apostolicae, 1729.
>
> I was able to get it on microfilm and printed the entire thing out.  But
> these are only papal canonizations. Depending on your focus, you might
> well
> want to/be able to consider the whole host of "saints" of the period that
> never made it to the end.    I'd still be starting with Vauchez and
> Goodich,
> though.
>
> cecilia
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 2:00 PM, John Wickstrom
> <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>
>> medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and
>> culture
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>> One might look at Voragine's The Golden Legend; compiled in the mid 13th
>> c,
>> it is a collection of saints lives from many previous centuries. It's
>> prob.
>> not easy to determine when any one life is originally written from that
>> text; but you could find confessor saints that interest you there and
>> then
>> dig away at finding the original vitae.
>>
>> jbw
>>
>>
>>
>> John B. Wickstrom
>>
>> Kalamazoo College
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* medieval-religion - Scholarly discussions of medieval religious
>> culture [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *George
>> Piero FERZOCO
>> *Sent:* Thursday, October 23, 2008 7:14 AM
>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Subject:* Re: [M-R] Confessor Saints
>>
>>
>>
>> medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and
>> culture
>> Dear Jennifer,
>>
>> I might suggest, rather than looking at standard vitae, you have a look
>> at
>> sermons written specifically as model sermons -- that is, sermons
>> composed
>> in such a way that preachers could customize and use them in preaching
>> for
>> specific feasts in their churches or dioceses. In the case of interest
>> to
>> you, you would find, for example, in model sermons intended to be
>> preached
>> on the feast of confessors, the qualities that makes a saintly
>> confessor,
>> um, saintly and a confessor!
>>
>> By looking at model sermons, you get an idea of approaches to confessor
>> saints that the writer believed to be characteristic. The sermons are,
>> compared to most vitae, shorter and definitely much more to the point of
>> your interest.
>>
>> Best wishes,
>> George Ferzoco
>> University of Bristol
>>
>>  On Wed, Oct 22, 2008, Jennifer Feltman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> I am looking for vitae of confessor saints that pre-date Jacobus de
>> Voragine.  Can anyone suggest good primary sources or secondary sources
>> sources that discuss this category of saints?  I am especially
>> interested
>> in
>> late 12th and early 13th cen sources.
>>
>> Many Thanks,
>>
>> Jennifer
>> ------
>> Jennifer M. Feltman
>> Ph.D. Candidate, Medieval Art History
>> Department of Art History
>> Florida State University
>> 220-D Fine Arts Building
>> Tallahassee, FL 32306-1151
>>
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