The Acts of the Process of Canonization - 140 

the life and death of Saint Clare and is, therefore, an indispensable source of our knowledge of the saint.a When it is placed within the context of the procedures approving canonization for the women and men of the thirteenth century, it is an extraordinary document providing information and details that a medieval hagiographer might easily have ignored or considered inconsequential.b











Clare of Assisi: Early Documents, p. 140