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Published: 06 January 2011

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199592364

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Hermits and Recluses in English Society, 950-1200

Tom Licence

  • Surveys the development of a religious movement in the context of the Anglo-Saxon past and trends in European spirituality
  • Integrates hermits and recluses into the broader context of religious and social change in the central middle ages
  • The large quantity of new research pushes forward scholarly knowledge of the subject
  • Key concepts, problems, and historiography examined or explained in the accessible introduction and glossary
  • Clear division of chapters by subject matter