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Two fanatics ignite a global of darkness with their wild, breathless passion.

Raven-haired woman Saura of Roget was once the most adorable maiden in all Christendom, unrivalled in face and determine. but her fortune and her day by day lifestyles have been managed by means of her unscrupulous stepfather. She lived a lifetime of lonely servitude till she was once summoned to the citadel of Sir William of Miraval, the awesome knight sworn to live--or perish--by the sword. yet that used to be prior to his international exploded in agonizing darkness.

Bound by means of their want, they got here jointly in a blaze of ardour --Saura, the proud Norman good looks, and William, the golden warrior who laid siege to her middle. but blackest hazard awaited them simply past the fort partitions, and Saura and her cherished quickly came upon themselves struggling with for his or her lives opposed to a treacherous enemy, at the same time they surrendered to a love that will devour them in its outstanding flame.

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L. McClure (5th Eng. edn London 1919, from Origines du culte chrétien, first publ. 1889); J. H. Srawley, The Early History of the Liturgy, 2nd edn (Cambridge 1947, considerably revised from first edn 1913; eucharistic liturgy only); and J. Jungmann, The Early Liturgy to the Time of Gregory the Great, tr. F. A. Brunner (Notre Dame and London 1959). Closer to our purposes are G. G. Willis’s two volumes of Essays in Early Roman Liturgy (ACC 46, 1964) and Further Essays … (ACC 50, 1968) and his posthumous A History of Early Roman Liturgy to the Death of Pope Gregory the Great (HBS Subsidia I, 1994).

Yarnold (London and New York 1978, 2nd edn 1992); and ed. A. G. Martimort as the Eng. tr. ”18 England and the Continent in medieval liturgy It may appear that the present work is vitiated by being focused almost exclusively on England. 20 To some extent we shall therefore need to notice Continental aspects as they have a bearing on our story, but always, and only, in passing. 21 Nor can we linger at Carolingian circles of liturgical reform and MN 1986) of L’Eglise en Prière (4th edn Paris 1983).

This is not that book, but details that might form part of it will often appear in these pages. Indeed, one of the salient features of the present work is meant to be the attention paid to the historiographical (again, in the less grandiose sense of the word) context in which various cardinal pieces of liturgical scholarship have appeared. Several of the major sections will therefore include discussion of the way(s) the subject under consideration has been previously studied, and in these discussions a galaxy of scholars will be encountered: figures like Christopher Wordsworth, Dame Laurentia McLachlan, and Francis Wormald.

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