Medieval religious houses, England and Wales

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Longman, 1971 - Architecture - 565 pages
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This classic work offers the first comprehensive, systematic catalogue of all the medieval religious establishments of England and Wales. The lists of monastic houses (including an appendix for all known pre-Conquest houses) give dates of foundation and dissolution and information on population, wealth and other data (with the authority, medieval or modern, for all the information provided) and there are maps and a substantial introduction.

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Contents

Introduct1onNotitia Monastica
1
The Or1g1ns and Development of the Rel1g1ous L1fe in Britain
8
General Abbrev1at1ons B1bl1ography etc used 1n the L1sts
48
The Clun1ac Houses and their Dependenc1es
96
The Bened1ctine Double Order of Fontevrault
104
The C1sterc1an Abbeys
133
The Premonstratens1an Canons
183
The G1lbert1ne Pr1or1es for Canons and Nuns
194
The Houses of Nuns
251
The Kn1ghts Templars
290
The Kn1ghts Hosp1tallers
298
Hosp1tals
411
Table of B1shopr1cs 1n 1535
447
Other Secular Establ1shments
457
Rel1g1ous Houses Existing at Per1ods Before 1066
463
Var1ous Orders
488

Nunner1es w1th Regular Pr1ests or Brethren
200
The Crutched Fr1ars or Cros1ers
208
Index of Rel1g1ous Houses
497
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