Adam Easton: Monk, Scholar, Theologian, Diplomat, and Cardinal

Adam Easton Monk Scholar Theologian Diplomat and Cardinal The subject of this volume is Adam Easton c Benedictine monk scholar theologian and cardinal Despite his long and varied career which took him from Norwich Cathedral priory to the papal

  • Title: Adam Easton: Monk, Scholar, Theologian, Diplomat, and Cardinal
  • Author: Deirdre Jackson
  • ISBN: 9781472483782
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The subject of this volume is Adam Easton c.1330 1397 , Benedictine monk, scholar, theologian and cardinal Despite his long and varied career, which took him from Norwich Cathedral priory to the papal curia, no scholarly monograph on his life and work has ever been published, and he remains one of the most important, but neglected figures in English medieval history InThe subject of this volume is Adam Easton c.1330 1397 , Benedictine monk, scholar, theologian and cardinal Despite his long and varied career, which took him from Norwich Cathedral priory to the papal curia, no scholarly monograph on his life and work has ever been published, and he remains one of the most important, but neglected figures in English medieval history In April 2014, a symposium on Easton, organized by Christopher de Hamel and Joan Greatrex, was held at the Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Distinguished scholars presented papers on a variety of topics, ranging from Easton s opposition to John Wyclif, his support of St Birgitta of Sweden, his diplomatic career, and his extraordinary tomb in S Cecilia in Trastevere, Rome Showcasing new research presented at the symposium, the book will comprise a collection of multidisciplinary papers, with an introduction by Joan Greatrex.

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