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The Duchess Of Gloucester Does Penance.

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Title
The Duchess Of Gloucester Does Penance.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Witchcraft

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1864
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WITC
Topics
Witchcraft
Penance -- England -- 1440-1449
Clergy -- England -- 1440-1449
Spectators -- England -- 1440-1449
Eleanor, of Gloucester, Duchess, 1391-1447
Witchcraft -- England -- 1440-1449
Witches -- England -- 1440-1449
Notes
Content : Printed on border: ". . . The cause was tried in St. Stephen's chapel, before the primate and others. The duchess, after denying some, and confessing others of the charges, withdrew her plea, and submitted herself to the correction of the church. She was sentenced to walk that day, without a hood, from Temple Bar to St. Paul's, bearing in her hand a lighted taper, and to offer it at the high altar. This penance was to be twice repeated during the following week, in other parts of the city. Eleanor performed her part with much show of humility, and gained much sympathy from the citizen. By royal order, she was . . ." Side notes: "She [Eleanor] found guilty." "Nov. 13, 1441." Written on border: "Eleanor Cobham, wife of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, on her way to St. Paul's, doing penance, 1441, sentenced for witchcraft."

Source note: A chronicle of England, B. C. 55-A. D. 1485. Longmans, 1864) Doyle, James E. (James Edmund) (1822-1892), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1996742
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17517412
Barcode : 33333159483771
UUID: 68092590-c565-012f-ff3b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Duchess Of Gloucester Does Penance." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1864. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0db9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Duchess Of Gloucester Does Penance." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 13, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0db9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1864). The Duchess Of Gloucester Does Penance. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0db9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Duchess Of Gloucester Does Penance.