Thomas of Marlborough: History of the Abbey of Evesham

Thomas of Marlborough: History of the Abbey of Evesham

by Jane Sayers
     
 

The Abbey of Evesham in Worcestershire was founded in the eighth century. This history, written by an Evesham monk in the thirteenth century, tells the story from the beginning. It describes in detail a great lawsuit in Rome where the writer was present. The story then returns to England and to the monks' attempts to depose their scandalous abbot. This Oxford

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The Abbey of Evesham in Worcestershire was founded in the eighth century. This history, written by an Evesham monk in the thirteenth century, tells the story from the beginning. It describes in detail a great lawsuit in Rome where the writer was present. The story then returns to England and to the monks' attempts to depose their scandalous abbot. This Oxford Medieval Text edition provides a Latin text with a facing page English translation, a detailed historical introduction, and notes.

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ISBN-13:
9780198204800
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Series:
Oxford Medieval Texts Series
Pages:
598
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.30(h) x 1.60(d)

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