The Monastic Order in England

The Monastic Order in England

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This book was originally published in 1940 and was quickly recognised as a scholarly classic and masterpiece of historical literature. It covers the period from about 940, when St Dunstan inaugurated the monastic reform by becoming abbot of Glastonbury, to the early thirteenth century.... it was the principal employment of the monks and was the constant, unbroken centre of the life of the monastery, compared with which all ... The normal liturgical service of a black monk monastery may be considered in four divisions : the Office of the Day, that is, the ... 1300, recently (1932) edited for the Henry Bradshaw Society by Mr J. B. L. Tolhurst: The Monastic Breviary of Hyde Abbey, Winchester.


Title:The Monastic Order in England
Author: Dom David Knowles
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2004-01-29
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