Books about C15th Nuns. - Recommendations

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Books about C15th Nuns. - Recommendations

Postby Vez » Wed Jul 16, 2008 9:16 am

As I'm going to be dressing as a nun I thought Id better do some reading about them.
Ive got some general histories but wondered if any one knew of any good 'day / year in the life type books. If they are specifically about Cluniac's even better. I'm basing the whole persona on a nun from Delapre Abbey as relating to the Battle of Northampton.


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Postby Cathryne » Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:28 pm

Anything by Eileen Powers is good (although usually about Beneictine Nuns) the down side is that the books are sometimes out of print and therefore a little difficult to obtain - but worth the hassle

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