By Sally N. Vaughn
St. Anselm's archiepiscopal occupation, 1093-1109, spanned the reigns of 2 kings: William Rufus (1087-1100) and the early years of Henry I (1100-1135). because the moment archbishop of Canterbury after the Norman Conquest, Anselm strove to increase the reforms of his instructor and mentor at Bec, and his predecessor at Canterbury, Archbishop Lanfranc (1070-1089). Exploring Anselm's thirty years as earlier and abbot of the massive, wealthy, Norman monastery of Bec, and instructor in its university, this booklet notes the wealth of reviews which ready Anselm for his archiepiscopal occupation. Anselm's highbrow strengths as a instructor, thinker and theologian are tested; his extremely popular theological texts, together with his renowned Prayers and Meditations, stimulated his statesmanship as he handled conflicts with the consistently hostile King William Rufus. Sally Vaughn argues that Rufus' dying motivated Anselm's contention with King Henry I, and fostered a extra subdued and civil clash among Anselm and Henry, which ended with cooperation among king and archbishop on the finish of Anselm's existence: king and archbishop yoked jointly as oxen pulling the plow of the church during the land of britain. a last bankruptcy experiences Anselm's top of energy as an outstanding administrator over Canterbury and Primate over the church buildings of all Britain, within which place his fans defined him as 'Pope of one other world'. the ultimate part contains a number of unique resource fabric together with archiepiscopal letters drawn basically from Lambeth Palace Library.
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74 GP, 1:50–61. 75 GP, 1:84–89. 76 GP, 1:100–105. J. Cowdrey, Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk and Archbishop (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003), seems to have looked at these passages, perhaps seeing William of Malmesbury as rather remote from Bec, or too late to be trusted. If my argument above is correct, that William must be numbered in the Bec/Canterbury confraternity, William becomes a vital source for Lanfranc. 70 Introduction 21 than the otherwise sparse information Eadmer imparts about Lanfranc.
If my argument above is correct, that William must be numbered in the Bec/Canterbury confraternity, William becomes a vital source for Lanfranc. 70 Introduction 21 than the otherwise sparse information Eadmer imparts about Lanfranc. Clearly William’s account is unique, dependent neither on Vita Herluini nor the later Vita Lanfranci. Indeed it shows a softer side of Lanfranc available in no other sources, including the archbishop’s own correspondence. William told also of Lanfranc’s affability and generosity, of his skill at arguing lawsuits and ferreting out, with the help of Dunstan’s spirit, the trickery of his foes.
53 Eadmer, VA, 2. 51 52 Archbishop Anselm 1093–1109 16 that Eadmer wrote Historia Novorum first, and then was asked to write another book, Vita Anselmi, which described “little-known” events—Anselm’s private life, whereas he implies that Historia Novorum describes well-known events of Anselm’s archiepiscopate, Anselm’s public life. What also is extraordinary about these two works is that Vita Anselmi was widely read and distributed, with a whole stemma of manuscripts derived from Bec, St. Bertin in Flanders, and Rochester in England.