The Heads of Religious Houses 940-1216 Hardback

England and Wales, I. 940-1216

by C. N. L Brooke; David Knowles; Vera C. M. London;


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The Heads of Religious Houses 940-1216

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This is the first of two volumes, now covering the heads of religious houses in England and Wales from the tenth-century reform to the death of Edward III, 940-1377. This first volume, by the great master of monastic history, Dom David Knowles, aided by Christopher Brooke and Vera London, was published first in 1972 and was quickly recognised as a major work of reference, noted for its mastery of accurate detail. It has now been brought up to date with substantial addenda and corrigenda by Christopher Brooke. The 1972 volume covers the period 940-1216, and comprises fully documented, critical lists of monastic superiors, with succinct biographical details. It is an essential foundation for all prosopographical study of the religious history of the period; and the precise chronology which it underpins is invaluable for dating innumerable undated documents. As such, the book is a fundamental tool of medieval research.

The Heads of Religious Houses 940-1216 by C. N. L Brooke; David Knowles; Vera C. M. London was published by Cambridge University Press in August 2001. The ISBN for The Heads of Religious Houses 940-1216 is 9780521804523.

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Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherCambridge University Press (August 2001)
Edition2nd Revised edition
Weight720g
Number of Pages410
Thickness24 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780521804523
ISBN-100521804523
Product Code1192261
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