Historia Ecclesie Abbendonensis: The History of the Church of Abingdon, Volume II

Hardcover | October 1, 2002

EditorJohn Hudson

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The History of the Church of Abingdon is one of the most valuable local histories produced in the twelfth century. It provides a wealth of information about, and great insight into, the legal, economic, and ecclesiastical affairs of a major monastery. Charters and narrative combine to providea vital resource for historians. The present edition, unlike its Victorian predecessor, is based on the earliest manuscript of the text. A modern English translation is provided on facing pages, together with extensive introductory material and historical notes.This volume covers the period c.1071-c.1164. Volume I, to be published later, will contain the pre-1071 material.

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The History of the Church of Abingdon is one of the most valuable local histories produced in the twelfth century. It provides a wealth of information about, and great insight into, the legal, economic, and ecclesiastical affairs of a major monastery. Charters and narrative combine to providea vital resource for historians. The present...

John Hudson is a Reader in Medieval History, University of St Andrews.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:534 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.39 inPublished:October 1, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198207425

ISBN - 13:9780198207429

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