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Many diaries and autobiographies of the period show how devout men were able
by praying to focus their minds upon a problem, and so to hit upon a solution.
Thus when Margaret Roper, the daughter of Sir Thomas More, fell ill with the ...
Usually they were all sold together as one piece, interlarded with the sort of
miscellaneous information which diaries still carry today - a list of markets and
fairs, a guide to highways and distances by road, a brief chronology of notable
Contemporary letters and diaries show how seriously this prophetic literature was
taken by clergymen and gentry, as well as by humbler folk.2 Politicians were also
influenced by it. The Marquis of Montrose came to grief after allegedly basing ...
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The Magic of the Medieval Church
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