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Author Heale, Martin, 1974- author

Title The abbots and priors of late medieval and Reformation England / Martin Heale
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary The first extended history of the men who presided over medieval England's monasteries, examining monastic structures, lifestyles, and public relations. Heale explores how monastic roles evolved through the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries to the Dissolution of the monasteries, when monastic superiors surrendered their houses to Henry VIII
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on September 5, 2016)
Subject Abbots -- England -- History.
Priories -- England -- History.
Monasticism and religious orders -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Monasticism and religious orders -- England -- History -- 16th century.
England -- Church history -- 1066-1485.
England -- Church history -- 1485-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191772221 (ebook)