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Religious Orders Vol 1

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  • Date Published: April 2011
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  • This is the first of a series of volumes which have become recognised as one of the great monuments of English historical scholarship. The late Dom David Knowles began work on the subject in 1929; The Monastic Order in England appeared in 1948, 1955 and 1959. This volume begins the account of a whole way of Christian life and a unique element of English civilisation, from Anglo-Saxon times to the mid-sixteenth century. It opens with a survey of monastic life and activities of the old orders to 1340; goes on to record the impact of the Friars, and concludes with a general survey of the monasteries and their world.

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    • Date Published: April 2011
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511863653
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    List of abbreviations
    Part I. The Old Orders, 1216–1340:
    1. The thirteenth century
    2. Reorganization among the Black Monks, 1216–1336
    3. The Augustinian chapters, 1216–1339
    4. The exploitation of the land
    5. Henry of Eastry
    6. The monastic administration
    7. The agrarian economi of the Cistercians
    8. The system of visitation
    9. The first century of visitation: (I)
    10. The first century of visitation: (II)
    Part II. The Friars, 1216–1340:
    11. The friars minor
    12. The coming of the minors
    13. The order of preachers
    14. The preachers in England
    15. The evolution of the Franciscan ideal
    16. The apostolic work of the friars
    17. Carmelites, Austin Hermits and lesser orders
    18. The early English Franciscan scholastics
    19. Doctrinal and moral controversies: Kilwardby and Pecham
    20. The friars from the Council of Lyons to William of Ockham (1272–1340)
    Part III. The Monasteries and their World:
    21. The cathedral monasteries
    22. The monastic boroughs
    23. The abbot
    24. The daily life of the monastery
    25. Intellectual life - history, art and music
    26. Monastic England, 1216–1340

  • Author

    David Knowles

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