IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 201: New Thoughts on Cistercian Foundations and Their Estates

Monday 6 July 2020, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Cîteaux: Commentarii cistercienses
Organiser:Stephen Anthony Moorhouse, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Moderator/Chair:David N. Bell, Department of Religious Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Paper 201-a'A place of horror and vast solitude': The Siting of Cistercian Abbeys in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
(Language: English)
Glyn Coppack, Archaeological & Historical Research, Goxhill
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Ecclesiastical History, Monasticism
Paper 201-bNon-Monastic Sources for Understanding Monastic Estates
(Language: English)
Stephen Anthony Moorhouse, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Archives and Sources, Monasticism
Paper 201-cThe Demise of Granges at Fountains Abbey
(Language: English)
Mike Spence, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Monasticism
Abstract

In this session, monastic foundations and their estates will be examined both with a critical eye to the abbey documents and foundation narratives as well as by maps and non-monastic sources.