Carthusian

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a member of the Carthusian order

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While no 'open market' for books existed, Gerson's massive output was disseminated widely, if not evenly, in Western Europe through what Hobbins calls 'distribution circles' such as the Councils of Constance and Basel and the network of Carthusian houses.
His theme, the potent effect of Carthusian spirituality on the state, is also that ofJeremy Catto in "Statesmen and Contemplatives in the Early Fifteenth Century," who argues that the founders of the seven new English Carthusian houses between 1343 and 1415 were "a group at the cutting edge," prominent in their deployment of Carthusian spiritual works.
(For EBS members, the visit to the Yorkshire Carthusian House of Mount Grace during the 2011 conference will remain in the memory for a long time.) The church developed in four stages, the building of 1398 having been much enlarged in the 1420s as a burial place for Thomas Beaufort, uncle of Henry V, and extended again in the 1460s and 1470s as a chantry for Edward IV and his father (the Duke of York) and siblings.
Leadership of the Carthusian houses of Whitham and Hinton - alas now no more than archaeological sites - might vary in quality, but the recruitment of novices continued until the final low key debacle.
Julian Luxford discusses the foundation and patronage of the Carthusian monastery and its slow evolution towards the time of the Dissolution, when in terms of income it was the second richest Carthusian house in England.