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Query regarding a “Mistress Daniel from Syon”

One of our members, Elizabeth Patton, has a query – if you can help, please email her at epatton@jhu.edu. Elizabeth writes: “I am trying to find information about a “Mistress Daniel from Syon” whose name appears on a list of illegal … Continue reading

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Latest Birgitta Conference CFP: Devon, England, 21-24 July 2015

Eddie Jones and Claes Gejrot are happy to announce the CFP for the latest in the series of Birgitta conferences, this time on the topic of “Continuity and Change in the Birgittine Order.” See the online CFP here, also pasted … Continue reading

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CFP on Syon for the Canadian Society of Medievalists 2015 Meeting

Stephanie Morley and Brandon Alakas send on the following CFP for the Canadian Society of Medievalists meeting, May 30-June 1, 2015. Complete details below. Reflections on the Sexcentenary of Syon Abbey: Reading, Devotion and Reform Founded in 1415 by Henry … Continue reading

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Syon Abbey @ Syon House: A Workshop, 7-9 November 2014

Eddie Jones at the University of Exeter is pleased to announce the call of contributors for “Syon Abbey @ Syon House,” a special workshop to be held at Syon Park, 7-9 November 2014.  Please read the full call here: http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/english/research/conferences/workshopatsyonpark/#d.en.411456 And … Continue reading

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Syon Abbey Sexcentenary Events

Here below is some information from E. A. Jones (University of Exeter) about upcoming events in 2015 in celebration of the 600th anniversary of Syon Abbey. —— Syon at Six Hundred The foundation stone of Syon Abbey was laid at … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo 2015 CFP: “Multidisciplinary Saint Bridget: In Honor of Syon Abbey’s 600th Anniversary”

At the International Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, Michigan, in May 2015, the Syon Abbey Society is happy to be co-sponsoring a panel with the Hagiography Society. Read the description below, and please submit an abstract! Multidisciplinary Saint Bridget: In Honor … Continue reading

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Second Conference on Birgittine Liturgy: Vadstena, Sweden, 2-3 October 2014

Posted on behalf of Karin Strinnholm Lagergren, Almire Foundation / Linneaus University.  For full information, please see this PDF link: Cfp Birgittine Conference Second Conference on Birgittine Liturgy: Vadstena, Sweden, 2-3 October 2014 This conference is devoted to the liturgy in the … Continue reading

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Help needed: Editing Thomas Betson’s Herbal

[Posted on behalf of John Adams] Syon Abbey Herbal, AD 1516: The Last Monastic Herbal in England: Middle English and Mediaeval Latin proof-readers required Members of the Syon Abbey Research Associates in London have been working for the past two years … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo International Medieval Congress: Sponsored Session Line-up

We are happy to announce the line-up of speakers for the Syon Abbey Society Sponsored Session at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, MI, 8-11 May, 2014. Session 361: MONASTIC SEXUALITIES Saturday, 10 May, 10:00 am, Schneider 1280 Sponsor: Syon Abbey Society … Continue reading

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New Chaucer Society 2014: Schedule Announced

A session all about Syon Abbey and Vadstena will be featured at the upcoming New Chaucer Society Congress next July, 2014, in Reykjavik, Iceland. The conference organizers have published the congress program, and this session will be held on Saturday 19 July, … Continue reading

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