By Sharla Race
Insightful and clean in its method, this biography of Aelred of Rievaulx, England's most famed Cistercian, explores his existence in full—from his youth in Hexham, his time at King David's courtroom in Scotland, via to his access into Rievaulx abbey as a monk and his next occupation in the Cistercian order.
Aelred’s stories and actions are positioned firmly in context of what existence was once like within the 12th century. The publication is easily researched and informative but additionally relaxing and a excitement to read.
For a person attracted to Aelred, the Cistercians, early medieval England or existence within the 12th century, this can be publication is vital reading.
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