The Last Divine Office : Henry VIII and the Dissolution of the Monasteries
1933346523 / 9781933346526
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156 x 229 mm, 454 grams 304 pages
The Last Divine Office explores the enormous upheaval caused by the English Reformation, drawing for his sources on material that has lain forgotten in one of the worlds great cathedrals. He recreates in vivid detail what life was like in a major monastery before the Dissolution began in 1536, and how that life was forever transformed on the orders of King Henry VIII.