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Title Monasticism in late medieval England, c.1300-1535 / selected sources translated and annotated with an introduction by Martin Heale
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages)
Series Manchester Medieval Sources
Manchester medieval sources series.
Contents Introduction: Monasticism in late medieval England, c. 1300-1535 -- The essence of the monastic life : the Benedictine Rule -- Recruitment and economy -- Everyday life and administration -- Buildings and adornment -- Reform and visitation -- Liturgy and spirituality -- Learning -- Monastic foundation and suppression in the later Middle Ages -- Patronage -- The religious services of late medieval monasteries -- The social services of late medieval monasteries -- Relations with lay neighbours -- Criticism of the monastic life -- Monasteries and the Crown
Summary *Monasticism in late medieval England, c.1300-1535* provides the first collection of translated sources on this subject. The volume covers both male and female houses of all orders and sizes, and offers a range of new perspectives on the character and reputation of English monasteries in the later middle ages. The first section surveys the internal affairs of English monasteries, including recruitment, the monastic economy, standards of observance and learning. The second part looks at the relations between monasteries and the world, exploring the monastic contribution to late medieval religion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-244) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Texts translated from Latin and Middle English
digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
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Subject Monastic and religious life -- England -- History -- Sources.
Monasticism and religious orders -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 -- Sources.
England -- Church history -- 1066-1485 -- Sources.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
Author Heale, Martin, 1974-
LC no. 2009279496
ISBN 184779307X