Cultural Imperialism by Tomlinson

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On other days monks ate in their individual “cells,” which were really small houses with ample space for one person. Their highly articulated facilities included a garden, a hall heated with a chimney fireplace, an oratory, a bedroom, and a latrine. ⁴⁰ Even in the more whole-heartedly communal orders, there was a tendency in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries to compromise communal life for individual accommodation. From the late fourteenth century until the dissolution of the monasteries, remodelings of monks’ accommodation often followed standards previously applicable to monks in need of medical treatment or recuperation.

Subsidiary spaces in the houses of peasants and lords in Anglo-Norman England differed in their implications of social status. For the lord the important subsidiary space was the chamber, for domestic sequestration; for the peasant it was the byre, where animals were kept and raw materials were processed. At the village level of society, having animals under the same roof was a sign of wealth, not poverty. ” The house with byre was rare in Britain before the twelfth century, but by the fourteenth century it was found nearly throughout southern England.

Carthusians prayed together daily, but took meals together in the refectory only on Sundays and feast days. On other days monks ate in their individual “cells,” which were really small houses with ample space for one person. Their highly articulated facilities included a garden, a hall heated with a chimney fireplace, an oratory, a bedroom, and a latrine. ⁴⁰ Even in the more whole-heartedly communal orders, there was a tendency in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries to compromise communal life for individual accommodation.

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