English Monks and the Suppression of the Monasteries

English Monks and the Suppression of the Monasteries

Today’s free book is Geoffrey Baskerville’s study of English monks up the time of the supression of the monasteries. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation. Geoffrey Baskerville [1870-1944], English Monks and the Suppression of the Monasteries. London: Jonathan Cape, 1937. Hbk. pp.312. [Click here…

English Monasteries in the Middle Ages

Today’s free book is a detailed study of English monasteries which features 72 illustrations. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain book available for digitisation. [Thomas Stanley] R[oger Benn] Littledale Palmer [1889-1948], English Monasteries in the Middle Ages. An Outline of Monastic Architecture and Custom from the Conquest to…

Sketches of Church History from 600 to 1300 AD by G.S.M. Walker

That the so-called “Dark Ages” contained a surprising amount of light soon becomes clear from the pages of this second volume in the Paternoster Church History. Even the Medieval Papacy, whose rise and fall is, broadley speaking, covered by the period of this book, and which became a laughing-stock and was treated as a scandal,…