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Maxims of Christian Chivalry
Born in Ireland in 1800 of English Stock and raised in a strongly Protestant surrounding, Kenelm Henry Digby entered the Roman Catholic Church while writing his first great masterpiece; The Broadstone of Honour, first published in 1822. The Broadstone treats of the origin, spirit and institutions of Christian Chivalry and the true practice of the same. It was his deep stud ...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published December 2nd 2003 by Catholic Authors Press
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Kenelm Henry Digby (c. 1797 - 1880) was an Anglo-Irish writer, whose reputation rests chiefly on his earliest publication, The Broad-Stone of Honour, or Rules for the Gentlemen of England (1822), which contains an exhaustive survey of medieval customs. The work was subsequently enlarged and issued (1828–29) in four volumes entitled: Godefridus, Tancredus, Morus and Orlandus. Digby's exposure to Wa ...moreMore about Kenelm Henry Digby...