English Monks and the Suppression of the Monasteries
Geoffrey Baskerville [1870-1944]

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Book Description

English Monks and the Suppression of the Monasteries
Publication Year:
Jonathan Cape
Monasticism, England, Medieval Church History
Copyright Holder:
Public Domain

Geoffrey Baskerville [1870-1944], English Monks and the Suppression of the Monasteries


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  1. Monastic Duties and Activities
  2. Lay Interference in Monastic Affairs
  3. Ecclesiastical Interference in Monastic Affairs
  4. Precedents for Suppression 1308-1534
  5. The Royal Visitation of the Monasteries 1535
  6. Suppression of the Smaller Monasteries and the Pilgrimage of Grace 1536-1537
  7. From the Pilgrimage of Grace to the Final Suppression 1537-1540
  8. Nuns
  9. The Friars
  10. The Fate of the Dispossessed Religious
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix
  • Index

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