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Tavistock Abbey H. P. R. Finberg

Tavistock Abbey By H. P. R. Finberg

Tavistock Abbey by H. P. R. Finberg


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Originally published in 1951, this book examines the history of rural Devon though the history of Tavistock Abbey. Finberg charts the abbey's development from its establishment by King Edgar until its dissolution during the reign of Henry VIII, and uses the abbey's records to detail the changing nature of Devonshire agriculture and the monastic economy.

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Tavistock Abbey: A Study in the Social and Economic History of Devon by H. P. R. Finberg

Originally published in 1951, this book examines the history of rural Devon though the history of Tavistock Abbey. Finberg charts the abbey's development from its establishment by King Edgar until its dissolution during the reign of Henry VIII, and uses the abbey's records to detail the changing nature of Devonshire agriculture and the monastic economy. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in rural British history.

Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. The endowments of the Abbey; 2. The Agrarian landscape; 3. The social structure; 4. Arable husbandry; 5. Pastoral husbandry; 6. Fisheries; 7. The Stannary of Tavistock; 8. Seignorial revenues; 9. The monastic economy; 10. The dissolution; Appendix A. Abbots of Tavistock; Appendix B. The foundation charter of the Abbey; Appendix C. The Abbey buildings; Appendix D. The Tavistock printing press; List of sources; Index.

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NLS9781107453715
9781107453715
1107453712
Tavistock Abbey: A Study in the Social and Economic History of Devon by H. P. R. Finberg
New
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2015-01-01
338
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