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Author Benedict, Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino, author

Title Female monastic life in early Tudor England : with an edition of Richard Fox's translation of the Benedictine rule for women, 1517 / edited by Barry Collett
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Early modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750. Contemporary editions
Early modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750. Contemporary editions.
Contents 1. English society and Here begynneth : the question of good governance in 1516 -- 2. The monastic life and Here begynneth : the ambivalence of the monastic vocation -- 3. Making the translation during the autumn and winter of 1516 -- 4. Here begynneth and the early modem Englishwoman -- 5. Three epilogues : Fox, the nuns and the book
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Vendor-supplied metadata
Subject Benedictines -- Rules.
Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Rules.
Genre/Form Rules.
Form Electronic book
Author Collett, Barry, editor
Fox, Richard, 1447 or 1448-1528, translator
ISBN 1315255324
1351936719 (electronic bk.)
9781351936712 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Regula. English