The culture of medieval English monasticism

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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge, UK, Rochester, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Monasticism and religious orders -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Monastic and religious life -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by James G. Clark.
SeriesStudies in the history of medieval religion -- v. 30
ContributionsClark, James G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX2592 .C85 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 219 p, [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages219
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Open LibraryOL21041048M
ISBN 101843833212
ISBN 109781843833215
LC Control Number2007300213

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