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Michèle  Spike

MICHÈLE SPIKE IS A HISTORIAN OF MEDIEVAL ITALY AND IS THE AUTHOR OF NUMEROUS BOOKS AND ARTICLES ON MATILDA OF CANOSSA, COUNTESS OF TUSCANY (1046-1115).  SHE HAS LECTURED WIDELY ON THE COUNTESS MATILDA AND ON HER REVIVAL OF JUSTINIAN’S CODE OF CIVIL LAW IN BOTH ITALIAN AND IN ENGLISH.

MICHÈLE IS AN ATTORNEY ADMITTED TO THE BAR OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. SINCE 2012 SHE HAS TAUGHT AS A PROFESSOR OF THE PRACTICE AT THE MARSHALL-WYTHE SCHOOL OF LAW AT THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY.

MICHÈLE AND JOHN SPIKE HAVE BEEN PARISHIONERS OF SAINT BEDE SINCE 2011 WHEN THEY MOVED TO WILLIAMSBURG FROM FLORENCE, ITALY.

The Holy House:
A History of Our Lady of Walsingham
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  • Friday, February 2, 2018
  • ​3:00 p.m.  &  7:00 p.m.
  • National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

This lecture is presented in honor of the 76th anniversary of the dedication of the Chapel at The College of William & Mary as a Shrine to Our Lady of Walsingham by Bishop Ireton of Richmond on the Feast of the Presentation on February 1, 1942.

The lecture includes research regarding the Shrine in Williamsburg from the Episcopal archives of the Diocese of Richmond.