The Mendicant Houses of Medieval London, 1221-1539

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Jens Röhrkasten

ISBN 978-3-8258-8117-2
Band-Nr. 21
Jahr 2004
Seiten 688
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Vita regularis – Ordnungen und Deutungen religiosen Lebens im Mittelalter. Abhandlungen


The mendicant Orders had a profound impact on urban society, life and
culture from the thirteenth century onwards. Being engaged in extensive
and ambitious pastoral activities they depended on outside support for
their material existence. Their influence extended into ecclesiastical as
well as secular affairs, leading to the creation of a network of
connections to different social groups and on occasion even an involvement
in politics. The role of the mendicants in a medieval capital has not yet
been systematically studied. A first attempt to study a city of this scale
is here made for London.