Giovanni of Capestrano and Jan Brugman in a Manuscript of The Brothers of The Common life: The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, MS 78 H 54

Franciscan Studies 75:89-116 (2017)

This article explores the presence and function of texts by two spokesmen of the Franciscan Observance sub vicaris, namely Giovanni of Capestrano and Jan Brugman, within a religious miscellany most probably used – if not composed – by the Brothers of the Common Life in the house of Lüchtenhof, founded in 1440 in the neighbourhood of Hildesheim, Lower Saxony. The miscellany attests to the influence of these two prominent preachers beyond their religious order and beyond the geographic areas in which they had been active, thus showing the exchange and interconnection between different branches of the so-called Observant movement.The article first describes the...
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