LOCAL HISTORY-LEICESTER (2006)

JOANNA STORY, JIOLL BOURNE & RICHARD BUCKLEY

LEICESTER ABBEY-MEDIEVAL HISTORY,ARCAEOLOGY and MANUSCRIPT STUDIES

Published: 1st 2006 The LEICESTERSHIRE ARCHAELOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Date: 2006

VERY DETAILED LOOK AT LEICESTER ABBEY, ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AUGUSTINIAN MONASTERIES IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND.ONE OF THE LEAST KNOWN IN THE MIDLANDS DUE TO ITS ALMOST COMPLETE DESTRUCTUION OF ITS BUILDINGS & ARCHIVES AFTER ITS DISSOLUTION IN 1538. CONTAINS ELEVEN PAPERS BY LOCAL HISTORIANS & SCHOLARS.314 PAGES INCLUDING DETAILED INDEX.

Provenance
SEEMS UNCOMMON NOW

Quote
CARDINAL WOLSEY IS BELIEVED TO BE BURIED HERE. MOST OF THE SAME TEAM THAT FOUND RICHARD the THIRD ARE NOW SEARCHING FOR WOLSEY'S REMAINS!

Illustrated
COLOUR & B/W PHOTOS, PLANS, CHARTS, MAPS, DIAGRAMS etc

Condition
FINE IN FINE DW

Binding
HARDBACK with DUSTWRAPPER

£48

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