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Climbing ladders: children and monastic formation in England, c.950-1200

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This thesis seeks to understand the lives of oblates, children given by their parents to Benedictine monasteries in England between c.950 and 1200. Scholars have long recognised that children were important to monastic recruitment and drawn attention to the significance of the ritual by which they entered religious houses, but few have explored their experiences afterward. This thesis addresses that gap. It seeks to demonstrate the capacity of surviving sources to establish conditions of b...

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History Faculty
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2020-01-29

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