Dedications of Monastic Houses in England and Wales, 1066-1216

Dedications of Monastic Houses in England and Wales, 1066-1216

Alison Binns

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Boydell Press

Overview

Overview

The first systematic investigation of monastic dedications in England and Wales.
The first systematic investigation of monastic dedications in England and Wales. Each entry provides information on the monastery's foundation, together with details of its dedication and any changes in the patron saints of the house. The information is drawn from a variety of sources, including monastic charters and obituary rolls, monastic seals, national and local chronicles, and benedictionals and pontificals. It encompasses houses, dependent monasteries, cells and alien priorities of major orders.

Details

July 1989
238 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
Studies in the History of Medieval Religion
ISBN: 9780851155210
Format: Hardback
Boydell Press
BIC HBLC1
BISAC HIS037010
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Reviews

`La maison d'édition Boydell & Brewer rend un signalé service aux historiens de l'Eglise avec le large éventail de ses publications ... Nous apprenons donc avec plaisir que cette firme vient de publier les deux premiers volumes d'une nouvelle collection: Studies in the History of Medieval Religion, sous la direction de Christopher Harper-Bill.' REVUE D'HISTOIRE ECCL<144>SIASTIQUE, 1990Binns is to be congratulated on this scholarly and informative catalogue, which will be extremely useful to all working medievalists. JOURNAL OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORYThe first systematic investigation' of its subject deserves even higher praise as the most important (recent) contribution to the study of medieval church dedications in England. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW

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