The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond: A Picture of Monastic Life in the Days of Abbot Samson
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The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond: A Picture of Monastic Life in the Days of Abbot Samson

By active 1173-1215 de Brakelond Jocelin
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  • THE CHRONICLE OF JOCELIN OF BRAKELOND: A PICTURE OF MONASTIC LIFE IN THE DAYS OF ABBOT SAMSON NEWLY EDITED BY SIR ERNEST CLARKE
  • LIST OF CONTENTS
  • PREFACE
  • CHAPTER I bury abbey under abbot hugh
  • CHAPTER II the monks discuss the vacancy
  • CHAPTER III the choice of a new abbot
  • CHAPTER IV samson's installation
  • CHAPTER V the new abbot's reforms
  • CHAPTER VI samson's personal characteristics
  • CHAPTER VII the abbot as peer of parliament
  • CHAPTER VIII the case of henry of essex
  • CHAPTER IX troubles without
  • CHAPTER X troubles within
  • CHAPTER XI samson's contests with knights, monks and townsmen
  • CHAPTER XII the cares of office
  • CHAPTER XIII the customs of the township
  • CHAPTER XIV the shrine of st. edmund
  • CHAPTER XV the monastery in revolt
  • CHAPTER XVI the election of a new prior
  • CHAPTER XVII the abbot's foibles
  • APPENDIX I samson as an author.
  • APPENDIX II notes to the text of the chronicle.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III
    • CHAPTER IV
    • CHAPTER V
    • CHAPTER VI
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CHAPTER IX
    • CHAPTER X
    • CHAPTER XI
    • CHAPTER XII
    • CHAPTER XIII
    • CHAPTER XIV
    • CHAPTER XV
    • CHAPTER XVI.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
  • APPENDIX III Table of Chief Dates in the History of the Abbey Of St. Edmundsbury, from a.d. 870 to 1903.
    • SECTION I
    • BEFORE THE DAYS OF ABBOT SAMSON
    • SECTION II
    • DURING ABBOT SAMSON'S LIFETIME (1135-1211)
    • SECTION III
    • FROM 1214 TO DISSOLUTION IN 1539
    • SECTION IV
    • FROM THE DISSOLUTION TO 1903
  • INDEX
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