Religious Life for Women c. 1100 - c. 1350: Fontevraud in England

Religious Life for Women c. 1100 - c. 1350: Fontevraud in England

by Berenice M. Kerr
     
 

This is the first detailed study of the Order of Fontevraud's English monastic houses. During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries the Order was notably prestigious and autonomous, renowned both for the prayerfulness of its members and for their independent management of their affairs. Sister Berenice Kerr's study of Fontevraud's English establishments (Amesbury,

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This is the first detailed study of the Order of Fontevraud's English monastic houses. During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries the Order was notably prestigious and autonomous, renowned both for the prayerfulness of its members and for their independent management of their affairs. Sister Berenice Kerr's study of Fontevraud's English establishments (Amesbury, Nuneaton, and Westwood) opens up a wide range of insights and information about monasticism and religious life for women in the middle ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198207528
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/24/1999
Series:
Oxford Historical Monographs Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1780L (what's this?)

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