The Regular Canons in the Medieval British Isles by Janet Burton and Karen Stöber, eds (review)

The Regular Canons in the Medieval British Isles by Janet Burton and Karen Stöber, eds (review) Short Notices Burton, Janet and Karen Stöber, eds, The Regular Canons in the Medieval British Isles (Medieval Church Studies, 19), Turnhout, Brepols, 2011; hardback; pp. xviii, 514; 48 b/w illustrations, 3 b/w tables, 6 b/w line art; R.R.P. 130.00; ISBN 9782503532486. This is an impressive volume of essays about regular canons in the medieval British Isles, deriving from a conference on the same subject held in 2007. Geographically speaking, canons could be found throughout the whole of medieval Britain, including Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. Unlike the Benedictines or the Cistercians, apparently, canons never wrote monastic history and consequently, they have been pushed to the margins of historical and scholarly interest. Nevertheless, scholars from various disciplines have found the regular canons' daily contacts with the secular, impious world a productive area of research. Although canons lived in monasteries, their pastoral responsibilities saw them administering to parishes and churches, and doing work in charitable institutions like hospitals and pilgrims' hostels. Such daily routines enabled them to bridge the gap between the clergy and the lay people. The twenty-two contributions of which this volume comprises are divided into four thematic sections. The first, `Origins, Organization, and Regional Developments', contains eight essays http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Parergon Australian & New Zealand Association of Medieval & Early Modern Studies, Inc. (ANAZAMEMS, Inc.)

The Regular Canons in the Medieval British Isles by Janet Burton and Karen Stöber, eds (review)

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Short Notices Burton, Janet and Karen Stöber, eds, The Regular Canons in the Medieval British Isles (Medieval Church Studies, 19), Turnhout, Brepols, 2011; hardback; pp. xviii, 514; 48 b/w illustrations, 3 b/w tables, 6 b/w line art; R.R.P. 130.00; ISBN 9782503532486. This is an impressive volume of essays about regular canons in the medieval British Isles, deriving from a conference on the same subject held in 2007. Geographically speaking, canons could be found throughout the whole of medieval Britain, including Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. Unlike the Benedictines or the Cistercians, apparently, canons never wrote monastic history and consequently, they have been pushed to the margins of historical and scholarly interest. Nevertheless, scholars from various disciplines have found the regular canons' daily contacts with the secular, impious world a productive area of research. Although canons lived in monasteries, their pastoral responsibilities saw them administering to parishes and churches, and doing work in charitable institutions like hospitals and pilgrims' hostels. Such daily routines enabled them to bridge the gap between the clergy and the lay people. The twenty-two contributions of which this volume comprises are divided into four thematic sections. The first, `Origins, Organization, and Regional Developments', contains eight essays

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