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Great Bricett Manor & Priory: lords, saints & canons in a Suffolk Landscape (Suffolk Institute of Archaeology & History, Ipswich, 2021)

Great Bricett Manor & Priory: lords, saints & canons in a Suffolk Landscape (Suffolk Institute of... reviews 145 The book demonstrates very eloquently that landscape and accepted narratives heretofore based almost archaeology is an excellent lens through which to view entirely on the documentary record. the remains of the churches and their wider settings and The book is built upon thorough case studies of to address a range of key questions. Why were certain settlement and politics in four quite minor regions. sites selected? What criteria were involved? Why were so These cornerstones enable the author to ask large many churches built within royal landscapes? Why did questions in, and of, small places. While each of the the pattern change over time? What remained constant? selected regions is different, they all demonstrate What was the landscape like? What was the impact some of the challenges in carrying out such close of landownership on the spread of the early church? analysis — notably the limitations of the evidence, the How did individual churches function within a wider disparate survival of the sources and the difficulty of network? How did they relate to secular settlement accurately mapping early territorial boundaries. The sites such as ringforts? What did the hierarchy of book includes a substantial appendix detailing over http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Landscape History Taylor & Francis

Great Bricett Manor & Priory: lords, saints & canons in a Suffolk Landscape (Suffolk Institute of Archaeology & History, Ipswich, 2021)

Landscape History , Volume 44 (1): 2 – Jan 2, 2023
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Great Bricett Manor & Priory: lords, saints & canons in a Suffolk Landscape (Suffolk Institute of Archaeology & History, Ipswich, 2021)

Abstract

reviews 145 The book demonstrates very eloquently that landscape and accepted narratives heretofore based almost archaeology is an excellent lens through which to view entirely on the documentary record. the remains of the churches and their wider settings and The book is built upon thorough case studies of to address a range of key questions. Why were certain settlement and politics in four quite minor regions. sites selected? What criteria were involved? Why were so These cornerstones...
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Taylor & Francis
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© 2023 Simon Draper
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2160-2506
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0143-3768
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10.1080/01433768.2023.2196132
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Abstract

reviews 145 The book demonstrates very eloquently that landscape and accepted narratives heretofore based almost archaeology is an excellent lens through which to view entirely on the documentary record. the remains of the churches and their wider settings and The book is built upon thorough case studies of to address a range of key questions. Why were certain settlement and politics in four quite minor regions. sites selected? What criteria were involved? Why were so These cornerstones enable the author to ask large many churches built within royal landscapes? Why did questions in, and of, small places. While each of the the pattern change over time? What remained constant? selected regions is different, they all demonstrate What was the landscape like? What was the impact some of the challenges in carrying out such close of landownership on the spread of the early church? analysis — notably the limitations of the evidence, the How did individual churches function within a wider disparate survival of the sources and the difficulty of network? How did they relate to secular settlement accurately mapping early territorial boundaries. The sites such as ringforts? What did the hierarchy of book includes a substantial appendix detailing over

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Landscape HistoryTaylor & Francis

Published: Jan 2, 2023

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