Date

1965

Document Type

Thesis

Degree

Master of Arts

Department

Earth and Environmental Sciences

First Adviser

Severs, J. Burke

Abstract

The four orders of friars were founded to fill a spiritual need in mediaeval times, but as their popularity grew, the abuses of their power and privileges grew. The Summoner's Tale exposes the abuses and the hypocrisy of the friars.

Comments

Former department name: Geology

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