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Author Nightingale, John (John Bartholomew Wakelyn)
Title Monasteries and patrons in the Gorze reform : Lotharingia c.850-1000 / John Nightingale.
Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2001.

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Author Nightingale, John (John Bartholomew Wakelyn)
Series Oxford historical monographs.
Oxford historical monographs.
Subject Monasticism and religious orders -- Germany -- History.
Monasticism and religious orders -- France -- History.
Nobility -- Germany -- History.
Nobility -- France -- History.
Patronage, Ecclesiastical -- Germany -- History.
Patronage, Ecclesiastical -- France -- History.
Germany -- Church history -- 843-1517.
France -- Church history -- 987-1515.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 318 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-307) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary The prominent role of monasteries in the early medieval period is examined in this illuminating study of the relations between monasteries and the nobility in Lotharingia throughout the 9th and 10th centuries.
Contents pt. I. Gorze -- 1. The Charters -- 2. Overlordship and Reform in the Ninth Century -- 3. The Bosonids at Gorze -- 4. The Holders of Precariae -- 5. The Pre-Reform Community -- 6. Bishop Adalbero as Reformer -- 7. Beyond the Bishops of Metz -- pt. II. St-Evre and Bouxieres-Aux-Dames -- 8. The Sources -- 9. St-Evre before the Reform: Continuity and Vigour -- 10. Bishops and Patrons after the Reform -- 11. A New Foundation and its Donors: Bouxieres-aux-Dames -- pt. III. St-Maximin -- 12. Introduction -- 13. The Miracula Maximini -- 14. Kings and Lay Abbots: The Royal Diplomata -- 15. The Private Charters -- 16. Reform: Giselbert, the Liudolfings, and Robert of Trier -- 17. Expansion, Endowment, and Restitution -- App. Gorze's Witness Lists and their Authenticity.
ISBN 9780191543159 (electronic bk.)
0191543152 (electronic bk.)
0198208359 (Cloth)
OCLC # 252553736
Additional Format Print version: Nightingale, John (John Bartholomew Wakelyn). Monasteries and patrons in the Gorze reform. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2001 (DLC) 2001269893.