A Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England by Sue Wilkes

By Sue Wilkes

Immerse your self within the vanished international inhabited by means of Austen's contemporaries. choked with element, and anecdotes, this can be an intimate exploration of ways the center and higher periods lived from 1775, the 12 months of Austen's beginning, to the coronation of George IV

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But the pressure for hereditary succession was a function of Germanic society, not of Celtic influence, and its manifestations were not confined to Celtic lands; see E. John, ‘Saecularium Prioratus and the Rule of St Benedict’, Rev. Bn. LXXV (1965), pp. 212–39 at p. 225, and below, n. 102. Moreover, Biscop is not only resisting such pressure; he is even citing the Rule in doing so! Vit. Wilf. 14, 47, 63, pp. 209, 242, 259; HE iv 16, p. 237. 1–2, Benoıˆt, II, p. 632, makes no stipulation that oblates are to have reached the age of seven before they are admitted; Wilfrid’s postponement of admission to seven in c.

226–8, but also Chaplais, ‘Origin’, pp. 55–6, whose doubts seem a little excessive. 39 Aldhelmi Opera, ed. R. Ehwald (MGH AA XV), pp. 268–9, 389–90; cf. M. Bateson, ‘The Origin and Early History of the Double Monastery’, TRHS NS xiii (1899), pp. 137– 98, at p. 175; Willibald, Vita Bonifatii, ed. W. Levison (MGH SRG), i–v, esp. pp. 8–10, 15, 18–19. It may be noted that the scribe of the above charter, Wynberht, became Boniface’s abbot at Nursling. 22 which has Fulda connections; cf. B. Bischoff, Libri Sancti Kyliani (Wu¨rzburg, 1952), no.

N. 7, above), pp. 222–50. Meanwhile, Philip Rousseau continued to develop his insights and ours: ‘Cassian, Contemplation and the Coenobitic Life’, Journal of Ecclesiastical History XXVI (1975), pp. , 1985); while Sister Benedicta Ward has translated The Sayings of the Desert Fathers (Cistercian Studies 59, rev. edn, 1984), and introduced N. ), The Lives of the Desert Fathers (Cistercian Studies 34, 1981). 2 The issue of the Rules of Benedict and ‘The Master’ has been strikingly reopened by my one-time Glasgow colleague, Dr Marilyn Dunn, ‘Mastering Benedict: Monastic rules and their authors in the early medieval West’, EHR CV (1990), pp.

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