By David Knowles

This can be the 1st of 2 volumes, which jointly shape a listing of abbots and priors, abbesses and prioresses, of English and Welsh monastic homes among 940 and 1377. This current quantity covers the interval to 1216, and offers worthwhile fabric for experts within the interval to review the biographies and personalities of the monastic orders, and to this point undated records. First released in 1972, it received overseas acclaim as a basic instrument of medieval examine. it really is now reissued with huge additions and corrections through Professor C.N.L. Brooke.

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