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Torre Abbey: locality, community, and society in medieval Devon

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Torre Abbey was a rural Premonstratensian monastery in south-east Devon. Although in many ways atypical of its order, not least in the quality and quantity of its surviving source material, Torre provides an excellent case study of how a medium-sized medieval monastery interacted with the world around it, and how the abbey itself was affected by that interaction. Divided into three broad sections, this thesis first examines the role of local landowners and others as patrons of the house in th...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2011-06-22

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