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Author Fizzard, Allison D.
Title Plympton Priory : a house of Augustinian Canons in south-western England in the late Middle Ages / by Allison D. Fizzard.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.

Author Fizzard, Allison D.
Series Brill's series in church history, 1572-4107 ; v. 30
Brill's series in church history ; d. 30.
Subject Augustinian Canons -- England -- History.
Monasticism and religious orders -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Plympton Priory (Devon, England) -- History.
England -- Church history -- 1066-1485.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 289 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-271) and index.
Contents The founding of Plympton Priory : background and context -- Episcopal support for the new foundation : donations to Plympton Priory from the Bishops of Exeter and their circle -- Building the endowment : lay benefactors, their motives, and their gifts -- Managing the inheritance : gains, losses, and challenges in the twelfth, thirteenth, and fourteenth centuries -- Maximizing the inheritance : Plympton Priory and its churches and chapels -- Plympton Priory and the laity : challenges to the authority of the priory -- The regular and the secular : Plympton Priory and its connections to the secular clergy -- The canons of Plympton Priory -- The patronage case : the crown, the Bishops of Exeter, and Plympton Priory -- Dissolution.
Summary A case study which examines the history of a house of English Augustinian canons. This book reveals the ways in which Plympton Priory formed connections with the laity, the episcopacy, the secular clergy, and the Crown in the late Middle Ages.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047423317 (electronic bk.)
9047423313 (electronic bk.)
9789004163010 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004163018 (hardback ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9789004163010.i-292
OCLC # 646789534
Additional Format Print version: Fizzard, Allison D. Plympton Priory. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008 (DLC) 2007043459

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