Clemence of Barking

Item

Author

Clemence of Barking

Location

Barking Abbey, England

Dates

1163-1200

Biography

Clemence was a 12th-century Benedictine nun and Anglo-Norman poet-translator of Barking Abbey.

Works

The Life of St Catherine

Languages

Anglo-Norman

Genres

Devotional, Hagiography

Editions and Translations

The Life of St. Catherine, Ed. William MacBain, Anglo-Norman Text Society, Oxford, Backwell, 1964

Digital Editions

Archival Holdings

Légendes pieuses et Vies de saints, en vers. containing The Life of Saint Catherine translated by Clemence of Barking: NAF 4503, National Library of France, Paris.

Item sets

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