New PDF release: Aelred of Rievaulx: Cistercian Monk and Medieval Man

By Sharla Race

“In England, the 12 months 1110 was once considered one of serious storms, undesirable harvests and excessive taxes. may perhaps observed an eclipse of the moon, and in June a comet blazed around the sky obvious during the state for 3 weeks. It used to be additionally the 12 months that Aelred, then often called Ethelred, was once born.”

Insightful and clean in its method, this biography of Aelred of Rievaulx, England's most famed Cistercian, explores his existence in full—from his adolescence in Hexham, his time at King David's court docket in Scotland, via to his access into Rievaulx abbey as a monk and his next profession in the Cistercian order.

Aelred’s reviews and actions are positioned firmly in context of what existence was once like within the 12th century. The ebook is easily researched and informative but additionally relaxing and a excitement to read.

For somebody drawn to Aelred, the Cistercians, early medieval England or existence within the 12th century, this can be ebook is vital reading.

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