Monks and their Lands
Full title: A Monastic Landscape: the Cistercians in Medieval Ireland
Creator / Author: Breda Lynch
Item Type / Page count: Book / 192p
When Published: 2011
Publisher / Place of Publication: Xlibris Corporation / Bloomington, Indiana
About: This is a detailed study of various aspects of the Cistercian Order in medieval Leinster. It focuses on the lands that the monasteries held in the province, including the great houses of Mellifont, Baltinglass, Jerpoint, Duiske, Tintern and Dunbrody. The main content of the book deals with the identification of the lands held by the Cistercian houses of Leinster, with references to other provinces. The last chapter deals with the fate of these monasteries in the post-Dissolution period.
ID number(s): 1453561005 / 9781453561003
WW Connection #1: Contains several references to Baltinglass Abbey. The author has worked as a guide and Information Officer at Jerpoint Abbey, which itself was founded from Baltinglass.
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