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A Maid with a DragonThe Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England$
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Juliana Dresvina

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780197265963

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197265963.001.0001

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St Margaret on the stage

St Margaret on the stage

(p.106) 5 St Margaret on the stage
A Maid with a Dragon

Juliana Dresvina

British Academy

Chapter 5 surveys the known references to St Margaret appearing in medieval English religious drama, parish pageants in London and East Anglia, and civic triumphs of Queen Margaret of Anjou. It also introduces a discussion of a link between St Margaret and St George in late-medieval culture.

Keywords:   drama, pageant, London, East Anglia, Margaret of Anjou, St Margaret, St George, civic triumph, miracle play, Norwich

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