The Castles and Abbeys of England; From the National Records, Early Chronicles, and Other Standard Authors

The Castles and Abbeys of England; From the National Records, Early Chronicles, and Other Standard Authors : Illustrated by Upwards of Two Hundred Engravings Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...by green-wooded hills, and watered by noble rivers, presented all that could be desired for the advancement of those worldly objects in which men so spiritually-minded might be supposed to take_ any interest. With the completion of the New Abbey prosperity took up her abode under its immediate wing: habitations multiplied, trade was introduced, the produce of the adjoining vale increased with the demand, and the population was rapidly improved. In process of time the abbey was almost surrounded by a thriving town; while money, freely circulated by commerce, as well as by the better class of pilgrims, improved the general appearance of the habitations, and gave an air of cheerfulness and prosperity to the town and abbey. ' Fuerat Illiud monasterium primitus apud Cranebnrnam: sed abbalis Giraldi prouisione, pro vicini flumimls opportunitate, et duminicarum terrarum contiguo. Theokesburixe aptius locari visum. Will. Malmesbur. (fol. 162.) 1 Ibi nempe (Theokesbnrim) Caanobium Sanctae Mariaz, Robertus filius Huimonis, super Sabrinam fluvium conslruzerat ct multia opibus tempore Gulielmi junioris Anglornm regis atfatim Iocupletavit. Ord. Vital. Hist. Eccl. 600. I His words are, (folio 162, edit. 1596, ) "Est et monachorum Theokesburiaa, quod noviter Ronznrus ruins HAMONIB favore suo pronexit, nee facile memoratu, quantum L.!alta'it vbi et aadificiorum decor, at monachorum charitas mlucntantium rapit oculos et allicit animos." This is 4 repetition of what the same writer has stated in the same words at fol. 89, sect. 28-9. Order. Vitalis Histor. Ecclesim, p. 598-600. Giraldus autem in veteri monasterio Saucti Pctri Monschile Schema devote susccpit.. nude post aliquod tsmpus ad regimen ecclesinsticum canonice provectus est...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236850505
  • 9781236850508