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Published: 09 December 2004

328 Pages | numerous halftones


ISBN: 9780199275953

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A Monastic Renaissance at St Albans

Thomas Walsingham and his Circle c.1350-1440

James G. Clark

Clarendon Press

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Challenges the notion of the decline of the monasteries and monastic culture at the end of the middle ages
  • Presents the first comprehensive study of the work of Thomas Walsingham, one of the most prolific writers of late medieval England
  • Uncovers evidence of a classical revival in England, long before the renaissance is thought to have begun