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Published by Tempus Publishing, Limited .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • Christian communities & monasticism,
  • Interior design,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Medieval,
  • History,
  • Military,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Archaeology,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Religion / Monasticism,
  • Military - World War II

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7982102M
ISBN 100752419366
ISBN 109780752419367

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A learned, comprehensive, and readable text covering all aspects of monastic life in the central Middle Ages. -- Giles Constable, Professor Em., Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton All those interested in monastic history will be well instructed by The Age of the R. Sommerfeldt, Professor of History, University of DallasReviews: This book is a terrific resource for learning the details and routines of day-to-day monastic life in the Middle Ages. It goes into as much depth as would be expected in a page book, and Kerr livens the presentation with revealing personal detail drawn from chronicles and records of the by: Read Cloister Abbot Precinct In Medieval Monasteries Author: Georges Simenon Public Library Subject: Cloister Abbot Precinct In ePub Format Keywords: Cloister,Abbot,Precinct,In,Medieval,Monasteries ePub Format Created Date: +02'00'. Cloister, Abbot and Precinct in Medieval Monasteries Paperback – 1 Nov. by Michael Thompson (Author)Author: Michael Thompson.

Thompson, M. (), Cloister, Abbot and Precinct in Medieval Monasteries (Stroud) Thomson, J. A. F. (), ‘ Piety and charity in late medieval London ’, Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 16, – The feminine form of abbot (the head of a monastery or "abbey") is an abbess. The title may apply to the female head of a nunnery, cloister, or convent. Asked in Religion & Spirituality. The abbey and much of its land was given by Henry VIII to his friend and Master of the Horse, Sir Anthony Browne, who demolished the church and parts of the cloister and turned the abbot's quarters into a country house. It was sold in by Browne's descendant, Anthony Browne, 6th Earl of Montagu, to Sir Thomas Webster, MP and baronet. Sir.   A cloister is usually the area in a monastery around which the principal buildings are ranged, affording a means of communication between the buildings. In developed medieval practice, cloisters usually followed either a Benedictine or a Cistercian arrangement. In the Benedictine form, the church was located on one side of the cloister, with the refectory occupying the opposite side, so that .

Many books were stored in the book cupboard in the cloister and some monasteries never needed more than this one cupboard in which to keep their books. Cloister and Refectory, Easby Abbey The central part, the cloister garth, was uncovered, but the cloister itself was covered and enclosed. Rievaulx Abbey is situated in Ryedale, on the east bank of the River Rye. The monument comprises two separate areas containing the standing remains and inner precinct of the Cistercian monastery and an outer precinct which contains a wide variety of associated features.   Anatomy of a Monastery – The Abbot’s Lodgings Abbot’s Lodgings, Muchelney Abbey When St. Benedict wrote his rule of monastic life, his intention was that the monks would live a truly communal life: all monks, regardless of their status, would eat together in . Coverham Abbey Premonstratensian monastery and precinct including Holy Trinity Church and medieval bridge is a Scheduled Monument in Coverham with Agglethorpe, North Yorkshire, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.