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Author Fizzard, Allison D.

Title Plympton Priory : a house of Augustinian Canons in south-western England in the late Middle Ages / by Allison D. Fizzard
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 289 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Brill's series in church history, 1572-4107 ; v. 30
Brill's series in church history ; d. 30
Contents The founding of Plympton Priory : background and context -- Episcopal support for the new foundation : donations to Plympton Priory from the Bishops of Exeter and their circle -- Building the endowment : lay benefactors, their motives, and their gifts -- Managing the inheritance : gains, losses, and challenges in the twelfth, thirteenth, and fourteenth centuries -- Maximizing the inheritance : Plympton Priory and its churches and chapels -- Plympton Priory and the laity : challenges to the authority of the priory -- The regular and the secular : Plympton Priory and its connections to the secular clergy -- The canons of Plympton Priory -- The patronage case : the crown, the Bishops of Exeter, and Plympton Priory -- Dissolution
Summary A case study which examines the history of a house of English Augustinian canons. This book reveals the ways in which Plympton Priory formed connections with the laity, the episcopacy, the secular clergy, and the Crown in the late Middle Ages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-271) and index
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Subject Augustinian Canons -- England -- History.
Monasticism and religious orders -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
England -- Church history -- 1066-1485.
Plympton Priory (Devon, England) -- History.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007043459
ISBN 9047423313 (electronic bk.)
9789047423317 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)