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Monastic and Religious Orders in Britain, 1000-1300

Monastic and Religious Orders in Britain, 1000-1300

by Janet Burton
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ISBN-13: 9780521377973
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/31/2007
Series: Cambridge Medieval Textbooks Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Before the Normans; 2. The coming of the Normans; 3. The regular canons; 4. The new monastic orders of the twelfth century; 5. Women and the religious life; 6. The mendicant orders; 7. The physical setting: monastic buildings and the monastic plan; 8. Inside a religious house: daily life and the chain of command; 9. Learning and literary activities; 10. Religious houses and the wider community: founders, patrons and benefactors; 11. The monastic economy; 12. On the brink of change; Glossary; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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