Plympton Priory: A House of Augustinian Canons in South-Western England in the Late Middle Ages

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November 2007



A case study examining 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.


List of Maps Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction
1. The Founding of Plympton Priory: Background and Context
2. Episcopal Support for the New Foundation: Donations to Plympton Priory from the Bishops of Exeter and Their Circle
3. Building the Endowment: Lay Benefactors, their Motives, and their Gifts
4. Managing the Inheritance: Gains, Losses, and Challenges in the Twelfth, Thirteenth, and Fourteenth Centuries
5. Maximizing the Inheritance: Plympton Priory and its Churches and Chapels
6. Plympton Priory and the Laity: Challenges to the Authority of the Priory
7. The Regular and the Secular: Plympton Priory and its Connections to the Secular Clergy
8. The Canons of Plympton Priory
9. The Patronage Case: The Crown, the Bishops of Exeter, and Plympton Priory
10. Dissolution Appendices
Appendix I. The Spiritualia of Plympton Priory
Appendix II. Charters from the Courtenay Cartulary
Appendix III. The Taxatio of Pope Nicholas IV Bibliography Index


Allison D. Fizzard, Ph. D. (1999) in Medieval Studies, University of Toronto, is Associate Professor of History at Campion College, University of Regina, in Saskatchewan, Canada. She has published several articles in the area of late medieval monastic history.
EAN: 9789004163010
ISBN: 9004163018
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2007
Seitenanzahl: 289 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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