Confraternity book

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A confraternity book or liber vitae is a medieval memorial book that records the names of people who have entered into a state of brotherhood with a church in some way, often by visiting it in the capacity of a pilgrim.

Confraternity books[edit]

The following is a list of some earlier medieval confraternity books:


  • Geuenich, Dieter (2004), "A Survey of the Early Medieval Confraternity Books from the Continent", in Rollason, David, The Durham Liber Vitae and Its Context, Woodbridge: Boydell Press, pp. 141–8, ISBN 1-84383-060-4