xix, 289 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
9789004163010 hardback alkaline paper 9004163018 hardback alkaline paper
Brill's series in church history ; d. 30.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -271) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The founding of Plympton Priory : background and context Episcopal support for the new foundation : donations to Plympton Priory from the Bishops of Exeter and their circle Building the endowment : lay benefactors, their motives, and their gifts Managing the inheritance : gains, losses, and challenges in the twelfth, thirteenth, and fourteenth centuries Maximizing the inheritance : Plympton Priory and its churches and chapels Plympton Priory and the laity : challenges to the authority of the priory The regular and the secular : Plympton Priory and its connections to the secular clergy The canons of Plympton Priory The patronage case : the crown, the Bishops of Exeter, and Plympton Priory Dissolution.