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English Monastic Life

By Abbot Gasquet
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Table of Contents
  • ENGLISH MONASTIC LIFE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE TEXT
  • LIST OF PLATES
  • PREFACE
  • LIST OF MANUSCRIPTS AND PRINTED BOOKS
  • CHAPTER I
  • CHAPTER II
    • 1. THE CHURCH
    • 2. THE CLOISTERS
    • 3. THE REFECTORY
    • 4. THE KITCHEN
    • 5. THE CHAPTER-HOUSE
    • 6. THE DORMITORY
    • 7. THE INFIRMARY
    • 8. THE GUEST-HOUSE
    • 9. THE PARLOUR OR LOCUTORIUM
    • 10. THE ALMONRY
    • 11. THE COMMON-ROOM OR CALEFACTORY
    • 12. THE LIBRARY
  • CHAPTER III
    • 1. THE ABBOT
    • 2. THE CLAUSTRAL PRIOR
    • 3. THE SUB-PRIOR
  • CHAPTER IV
    • 1. THE CANTOR OR PRECENTOR
    • 2. THE SACRIST
    • 3. THE CELLARER
    • 4. THE REFECTORIAN
    • 5. THE KITCHENER
    • 6. THE WEEKLY SERVERS IN THE KITCHEN
  • CHAPTER V
    • 7. THE INFIRMARIAN AND HIS WORK
    • 8. THE ALMONER
    • 9. THE GUEST-MASTER
    • 10. THE CAMERARIUS, OR CHAMBERLAIN
    • 11. THE MASTER OF NOVICES
    • 12. THE WEEKLY OFFICIALS
  • CHAPTER VI
    • 1. MATINS
    • 2. LAUDS
    • 3. PRIME AND THE EARLY MASS
    • 4. THE MIXTUM
    • 5. THE MORNING OR CHAPTER MASS
    • 6. THE CHAPTER
    • 7. THE PARLIAMENT
  • CHAPTER VII
    • 8. THE HIGH MASS
    • 9. THE DINNER
    • 10. AFTER DINNER
    • 11. THE DAILY WORK
    • 12. THE VESPERS
    • 13. THE SUPPER
    • 14. THE COLLATION AND COMPLINE
    • 15. COMPLINE AND BED
  • CHAPTER VIII
  • CHAPTER IX
    • 1. THE BISHOP
    • 2. THE CHURCH IN ENGLAND GENERALLY
    • 3. THE ORDER
    • 4. THE IMPROPRIATED CHURCHES
    • 5. KING AND PARLIAMENT
    • 6. THE MONASTIC TENANTS
  • CHAPTER X
    • 1. THE CATERER, OR BUYER FOR THE COMMUNITY
    • 2. THE ABBOT’S COOK
    • 3. THE LARDERER
    • 4. THE COOK
    • 5. THE GUEST-HALL COOK
    • 6. THE FISH-COOKS
    • 7. INFIRMARY COOK
    • 8. THE SALTER
    • 9. BELL-RINGERS AND CHURCH-SERVERS
    • 10. THE GARDENER
    • 11. THE CARRIERS
    • 12. DOOR-KEEPERS
    • 13. THE BRIEF-BEARER—BREVIATOR
  • CHAPTER XI
    • I. Monks
    • II. The Canons Regular
    • III. The Military Orders
    • IV. The Friars
    • V. The Lesser Friars
  • LIST OF ENGLISH RELIGIOUS HOUSES
  • INDEX
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