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Abbeys Monasteries and Priories Explained : Britain's Living History.

Author/Creator:
Yorke, Trevor.
Publication:
Berkshire : Countryside Books, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (134 pages)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Trevor Yorke, using photographs and diagrams, describes the history of these graceful and splendid medieval buildings, and explains the functions of their individual parts.
Contents:
Intro
Title Page
Copyright Page
Contents
Introduction
Section I: The History of Abbeys
Chapter 1: Definitions and Origins
Chapter 2: Celtic and Saxon Monasteries 500-1066
Chapter 3: Norman Abbeys 1066-1200
Chapter 4: The Abbey at its Peak 1200-1350
Chapter 5: The Late Medieval Abbey 1350-1536
Chapter 6: The Dissolution of the Monasteries and the Fate of the Abbeys 1536 Onwards
Section II: The Abbey in Detail
Chapter 7: The Church
Chapter 8: The Cloister Buildings
Chapter 9: The Abbey Precinct
Chapter 10: Abbey Estates and Other Remains in the Landscape
Section III: Quick Reference Guide
Time Chart
Abbeys and Priories to Visit
Glossary
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Yorke, Trevor Abbeys Monasteries and Priories Explained
ISBN:
9781846748646
9781853068546
OCLC:
922995210
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