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Medieval English Nunneries, c. 1275 to 1535

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Eileen Power, best known for her posthumously published Medieval Women, was one of the foremost scholars of medieval economic and social history in the first half of the twentieth century. This 1922 work is a substantial study of medieval English nunneries between 1275 and 1535. Power examines in depth who entered the convents, how they were organised, their finances, acti ...more
Paperback, 724 pages
Published October 1st 1988 by Biblo-Moser
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Dec 07, 2012 Anne rated it really liked it
This book remains relevant because of the exhaustive understanding that Powers got of daily life in the convents of this period. We have boots on the ground when we read her, or perhaps we have Carmelite sandals on it. All other scholars have done is enrich our understanding around what Powers found here, not negate it.
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Apr 21, 2016 Rowan rated it really liked it
Really informative and a great eye opener about Medieval monastic life. The extracts of old English in some parts was surprisingly not too hard to read but the old French was impossible.
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