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Monastic Hospitality: The Benedictines in England, C.1070-c.1250

Julie Kerr - Religion - 2007 - 244 pages
Hospitality was an integral part of medieval monastic life. In receiving guests the monks were following Christ's injunction and adhering to the Rule of St Benedict, as well as ...
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The Cistercians in the Middle Ages

Janet E. Burton, Julie Kerr - History - 2011 - 244 pages
The Cistercians (White Monks) were the most successful monastic experiment to emerge from the tumultuous intellectual and religious fervour of the eleventh and twelfth ...
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The Medieval Monastery

Roger Rosewell - History - 2012 - 80 pages
Monasteries are among the most intriguing and enduring symbols of Britain's medieval heritage. Simultaneously places of prayer and spirituality, power and charity, learning and ...
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The English Abbey

Frederick Herbert Crossley - Architecture - 2007 - 232 pages
Originally published in 1935, The English Abbey sees celebrated architectural historian Frederick Herbert Crossley look beyond the masonry and arches to describe the inner ...
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Daily Life in a Medieval Monastery

Sherri Olson - Religion - 2013 - 211 pages
How did the Western monastic tradition begin? What was monastic life typically like for a monk or nun? How was the institution of the monastery formative to Western culture ...
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Religion, Politics and Society in Britain 1066-1272

Henry Mayr-Harting, Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History Henry Mayr-Harting - History - 2014 - 380 pages
The period from 1066 to 1272, from the Norman Conquest to the death of Henry III, was one of enormous political change in England and of innovation in the Church as a whole ...
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