Abbeys and Priories

Abbeys and Priories

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What exactly is an abbey and does it differ from a priory? This book clarifies the seeming confusion by answering these questions and much more besides. This new edition, in a larger format, includes descriptions of over 200 individual sites open to the public and over 90 colour photographs.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 126 x 208 x 12mm | 240.4g
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 074780589X
  • 9780747805892
  • 1,311,077

Table of contents

Introduction; The earliest monasteries; The monastic orders; The officers of the monastery; The layout of a monastery; The daily life; The Dissolution; Principal monastic sites in England; Principal monastic sites in Scotland; Principal monastic sites in Wales; Other monastic sites; Monasteries today; Further reading
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