Biographical Register of the English Cathedral Priories of the Province of Canterbury, c. 1066-1540

Synopsis

This invaluable reference book provides biographical data on some 5,000 Benedictine monks in England between c.1066 and 1540. The monks' activities ranged widely--including charitable undertakings, economic administration, diplomatic missions, and intellectual pursuits--and the volume is therefore an unparalleled resource for all historians of medieval England.