Religious Orders in England by Dom David Knowles
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Religious Orders in England
By Dom David Knowles

The Religious Orders in England

The Tudor Age v.3

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Religious Orders in England by Dom David Knowles

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This volume opens with a survey of monastic life and activities in the early Tudor period, which throws new light on the fortunes of the Cistercian abbeys and on the influence upon the monks of the new humanist education. Chapters are devoted to Bishop Redman's visitations of the white canons, to the rural pursuits of Prior More of Worcester, to the friars ranged for and against the New Learning, and to the Carthusians; there are also a number of character sketches of notable abbots and others. There follows a review of the changing religious climate: of Wolsey's attempts at reform, of the all-perspective influence of Erasmus and of the career of Elizabeth Barton. The economic state of the monasteries is discussed as a prelude to the sombre story of the Suppression, illuminated by rare gleams of heroism. The fate and after-careers of the religious are treated in full from the record sources; there are chapters on the aftermath in Mary's reign and the linking with modern Benedictines, and an epilogue looks back over six centuries of English monasticism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521295680
ISBN-10: 0521295688
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 31mm)
Pages: 540
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 27-Sep-1979
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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