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Making Ends Meet: The Domestic Economy

Berenice M. Kerr

in Religious Life for Women c.1100–c.1350: Fontevraud in England

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207528
eISBN:
9780191677717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207528.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the domestic economy of the priories of Amesbury, Westwood, and Nuneaton, looking at monastic revenue, population, income, and ... More


The Dioceses and the Abbey

F. C. MATHER

in High Church Prophet: Bishop Samuel Horsley (1733–1806) and the Caroline Tradition in the Later Georgian Church

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202271
eISBN:
9780191675263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202271.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Samuel Horsley's activities in his dioceses and at Westminster Abbey confirm the judgement of his national career, that he was a genuine proponent of Church reform. His early experiences at St. ... More


The secular concerns of contemplatives

Laurence Lux-Sterritt

in English Benedictine Nuns in Exile in the Seventeenth Century: Living Spirituality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110022
eISBN:
9781526124227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110022.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

If they are not creatures of the world, cloistered nuns must still survive in the world. The English Benedictines relied on the support of the most important and infuential Catholic families of ... More


Jews and Money

Rebecca Rist

in Popes and Jews, 1095–1291

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198717980
eISBN:
9780191787430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717980.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Medieval History

This chapter develops the theme of marginalization, exploring how—since Jews were denied equal status with Christians and were barred from many positions of importance in a profoundly Christian ... More


Taxes—Old and New

Nicole Reinhardt

in Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198703686
eISBN:
9780191772856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703686.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

The conditions for just taxation as set out by early-sixteenth-century moral theologians were extremely limited. Yet in line with the ever-growing need to expand resources to meet the expenses of ... More


Abbots and Priors as Administrators

Martin Heale

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198702535
eISBN:
9780191772221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702535.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter investigates the role of the superior in the administration of his monastery. The abbot was accorded almost absolute power over monastic affairs in the Benedictine Rule, but the twelfth ... More


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