The Abbot's House at Westminster

The Abbot's House at Westminster

by J. Armitage Robinson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108013604
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/02/2011
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Medieval History
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The Abbot's camera in the Norman monastery; 2. The work of Abbot Litlynton; 3. Subsequent developments; 4. Illustrative documents and notes: A. Flete's description of Litlyngton's building operations; B. Summaries and specimens from Litlyngton's accounts; C. The six oaks requested for the abbot by the king; D. The story of the lead lent to the abbot; E. The lease to the widowed Queen; F. The grant to Bishop Thirlby; G. Dissolution inventories; H. The Dean's house in the Bishop's time; I. The site of the misericorde; J. Notices relating to the Deanery; K. The Norman chequer work; L. Where was the Abbot's chapel.

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